Colour on the menu
Blue risotto: Make risotto with blueberries, an Italian specialty.
Browning chicken: Add a teaspoon of sugar in the margarine/fat when you fry the chicken. This makes the skin a lovely brown and deliciously crisp.
Browning meatballs: Add 1 teaspoon sugar in the meat mixture, this gives you beautiful brown meatballs.
Carrot coloured butter: In the Middle Ages they used carrot juice to give butter a more appetizing yellow colour in the winter when the cows weren’t grazed. This is still a really simple way to put a little pep in the butter.
Cocoa brown icing: Add a couple of drops of colouring; the icing will be a lovely brown colour without affecting the taste.
Coloured homemade pasta: Add carrot juice if you want yellow pasta; ink if you want black pasta; tomato paste if you want red pasta; spinach if you want green pasta.
Colourful vegetables: Add 1 tsp baking powder to the cooking water; this helps them keep their colour.
Dark brown sauce: Add a little tomato paste for a deeper, more intense brown sauce.
Envious green bean: If you add 1 tbsp of oil or a little baking soda to the boiling water, your beans will be as green as envy.
Gravy: If you want your gravy to be appetizingly brown, brown the flour in the oven first.
Purple eggs: Boil the skin from red onions together with the eggs.
Red beets and yellow carrots: If you have to cook them together, wrap them in aluminium foil. This prevents the colours from leaking and transferring over to each other.
Red icing: Decorate your birthday cake with icing coloured with raspberry juice.
Red rice: Buy Chinese red yeast rice, grown with the yeast, Monascus purpureus, on the rice. Don’t worry. It’s non-poisonous of course.
Violet coleslaw: Use beet coloured carrots instead of the usual orange ones.
White rice: With a few drops of lemon juice to the boiling water, the rice will be impressively white.
Yellow cakes: Add a few strands of saffron to your pound cake to make the batter a beautiful yellow colour.
Yellow rice: Add turmeric, this gives you an inviting yellow rice.
Delicate source of health and taste: built-in steam ovens
MultiSteam 360° After the steam enters the oven cavity through multiple openings, a special fan distributes the steam evenly, giving the food a soft and tender feel. One water tank is enough for the entire cooking process so no additional opening of the oven is needed, saving time and energy and improving the overall steaming results.
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