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What dishes are not suitable for cooking sauerkraut: they should not be used

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
How to properly ferment cabbage. Source: freepik

Sauerkraut can be a great substitute for any salad. It is quite nutritious and easy to prepare at home. But the vegetable is quite capricious. Therefore, in order to make it taste good, you need to know what kind of dishes to choose.

The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you which dishes are not suitable for cooking sauerkraut. There is no need to choose them.

What dishes are not suitable for cooking sauerkraut: they should not be used

What dishes should not be used to ferment cabbage

It is absolutely forbidden to sauerkraut in aluminum and steel dishes. The fact is that these materials react with acids instantly and very actively. There are more than enough of these components in sauerkraut. The vegetable will be gray and have an unpleasant aftertaste.

What dishes are not suitable for cooking sauerkraut: they should not be used

Which dishes are better to choose

  • enameled
  • glass
  • oak

In these dishes, cabbage will marinate perfectly and be crispy. Please note that the dishes should be clean and free of damage as this affects the quality of the product.

What dishes are not suitable for cooking sauerkraut: they should not be used

A few cooking tips

1. Add ordinary rock salt. Do not use iodized salt.

What dishes are not suitable for cooking sauerkraut: they should not be used

2. Do not chop the cabbage too finely to prevent it from becoming soft.

3. Do not wash raw cabbage before cooking. Just remove the top leaves.

What dishes are not suitable for cooking sauerkraut: they should not be used

4. The most optimal temperature for sauerkraut is +20°C. You can put cabbage in the refrigerator for storage only.

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