Freezing Cauliflower

freezing cauliflower:How to freeze Cauliflower
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If you like cauliflower frozen in winter, imagine how you would know if you had chosen a head-to-you, then quickly frozen at home! It is also one of the easiest ways to make a car for the winter means. Here's how to do it, complete instructions in easy steps and completely illustrated. Cauliflower will taste much better than anything I've had in a store.
Instructions cauliflower gel freezing cauliflower
fresh cauliflower - any amount. I guess a handful per serving.
1 large pot of boiling water
Two large bowls, one filled with cold water and ice.
A sharp knife
Vacuum food sealer or "Ziploc" freezer bags type (the freezer bag version is heavier and protects better against freezer burn).
Instructions freezing cauliflower
Step 1 - Get the cauliflower!
This is the most important step! Need misfires that crispy cauliflower. Limp old cauliflower frozen cauliflower has an unpleasant taste.
Cauliflower are of the highest quality when adjusted before the florets begin to open or convert yellow.Cauliflower are of the highest quality when adjusted before the florets begin to open or yellow.freezing cauliflower
Cauliflower How and where to get
You can grow your own, pick your own, or buy them at the supermarket. Start with fresh cauliflower - as fresh as you can get.
Step 2 - Wash the cauliflower!
I'm sure you can find a way to clarify the cauliflower in the plain cold water.freezing cauliflower It removes the leaves and the severed head in one inch wide.
Step 3 Divide the cauliflower
Select firm, youthful head. Divide the length, the flowers are not more than 1 1/2 inches wide. freezing cauliflower Remove leaves.
Step 4 - Soak the pieces in brine (salt water)
Soak the cauliflower in brine (4 teaspoons salt 1 liter of tap water) for 30 minutes to remove the insects. The fast flowing water rinse.
Step 5 - Get the pots ready
Get the pot of boiling water ready (about 2/3) and a large bowl with ice and cold water.
Step 6 - Blanch the cauliflower.freezing cauliflower
All fruits and vegetables contain enzymes and bacteria, over time, destroy the nutrients break down and change the color,freezing cauliflower flavor and texture of food during freezing. cauliflower require a short heat treatment, known as bleaching in boiling water or steam, to destroy the enzyme before freezing. Time blanch cauliflower is 3 minutes (or steam blanch for 5 minutes) - the duration is long enough to stop the action of enzymes and bacteria killing.
Begin counting the blanching time as soon as you place the cauliflower in boiling water. Cover the pot and bring to a boil over a high temperature for the required period of time. You can use the same blanching water several times (up to 5).freezing cauliflower Be sure to add more hot water tap from time to time to keep the water level at the desired height.
Step 7 - Cool cauliflower

Fresh cauliflower immediately in ice water. Drain the cauliflower completely (this should not take more than a minute). freezing cauliflower
After vegetables are blanched, cool them quickly to prevent overcooking. Dip cauliflower in a large amount of ice water (keep adding more ice to it). A good rule of thumb: Cool for the same amount of time as blanching step.freezing cauliflower For example, if whitening fresh cauliflower for 3 minutes, then cooled in ice water for at least 3 minutes.
Drain well.
Step 8 - Bag cauliflower
I love Food Savers (see this page for more information) with its vacuum packaging! I'm not paid by them,freezing cauliflower but these things really work.freezing cauliflower If you do not have one, Ziploc bags work too, but it is difficult to get as much air in the bags. Remove the air to prevent dehydration and freezer burn. If you do not have a Food Saver, watching two methods to remove the air below. freezing cauliflower
Method 2
Or detention submarines open bag (keeping the open side of the water). The water pressure will push most of the out of the air).freezing cauliflower Seal while remaining in water. This takes most of the air, but the Food Saver get twice the amount of air.
Method 3 -freezing cauliflower The most effective method is the straw
If you do not own a vacuum food sealer to freeze foods, place food in a Ziploc bag, zipped top, but leave enough space to insert the end of a straw. When straw is in place, remove the air by sucking the air. To remove straw, press straw closed where inserted and finish pressing the bag closed to remove the chaff.freezing cauliflower

Step 9 - This is it!

Pop in the freezer, on the quick freeze shelf, if you have one!

freezing cauliflower

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