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How to wash berries properly and why use baking soda

Erika IlyinaLS Food
How to wash berries. Source: pexels

The first berries begin to appear on store shelves in mid-spring. Thus, it is extremely important to know how to wash berries properly because they contain a large number of bacteria that can cause harmful effects on the body.

FoodOboz figured out how to properly wash berries before eating. It turns out that baking soda, which has antiseptic properties and helps to destroy bacteria, is essential in this process.

How to wash berries properly and why use baking soda

How to wash berries with baking soda

1. First, you need to make the right soda solution. You will need 1 tablespoon of baking soda for 1 liter of water.

2. Mix the solution thoroughly until the maximum amount of soda is dissolved.

How to wash berries properly and why use baking soda

3. Put the berries in the soda solution and leave for 3-5 minutes.

How to wash berries properly and why use baking soda

4. Rinse the berries thoroughly under running cold water.

5. Put the clean berries on a paper towel to absorb excess moisture.

How to wash berries properly and why use baking soda

6. Now the berries are safe.

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