How to freeze the white mushrooms?
The most practical method of long-term storage of the product, which we actively use in everyday life and industry, is freezing. We can freeze almost everything, and then, at any time, cook. But for each product has its own storage nuances, learn how to freeze porcini mushrooms.
How can freeze porcini mushrooms
For the procedure of freezing mushrooms must be prepared. It is necessary to freeze as soon as possible after collection in order to preserve all taste qualities and not to allow spoilage to develop. To do this, they must first inspect, sort, clean and wash. Let the mushrooms dry out to avoid the presence of excess moisture and the formation of excess ice. For storage, it is advisable to cut the mushrooms into slices about 5 mm thick. The portion for freezing should not be large, it is convenient both in storage and in use.
Prepared raw mushrooms are laid out in bags, give the form of a flat briquette, it also allows you to remove excess air from the tank with mushrooms.The shelf life of mushrooms in a household freezer (-18) reaches a year.
Another way to properly freeze porcini mushrooms. Freezing is suitable for products after any kind of heat treatment, so you can freeze mushrooms that are already partially prepared for food. Slices of prepared mushrooms boil in boiling and salted water. The process is not long (5-7 minutes). Next, let the mushrooms cool down and leave them in moisture, then cool the cooled mushrooms in bags and put into the chamber. Boiled mushrooms also save freezer volume.
Well tolerated freezing and fried mushrooms. Mushrooms must first be well fried in butter or vegetable oil, so that all the moisture has evaporated. Fried mushrooms must cool down, during which time excess oil will come off them. And then lay out the packages and the camera.