The beginning of summer the most delicious time. The first strawberries and cherries, peas and carrots... And of course, young potatoes
! It seems nothing can be tastier than boiled young potatoes with herbs. But before you can prepare an amazing dish, you need to choose a useful root crops.
Best of all, of course, to eat potatoes grown in their own garden. But, unfortunately, not everyone has that opportunity. Edition "Website"
will tell you how in a jiffy to choose the most delicious and healthy potatoes on the market.
Delicious new potatoes
- Appearance of root points directly to it useful or harmful properties. The tubers must be entire, firm, smooth, uniform color. It's quite simple to determine with the naked eye.
- Dark spots on the skin or even a small point — a direct symptom of Phytophthora, a disease that affects the tubers inside. Such potatoes are not worth buying, even if there is only one root to the defect. The rest of the disease can be hidden.
- It is better to buy the roots of medium size. After all, too large is certainly a huge amount of nitrates, but too small potatoes quite uncomfortable to clean.
- Potatoes with green sides — not a sign of unripe fruit. Such tubers categorically can not be eaten, because they contain the toxic substance solanine, is able to affect the human nervous system.
- Try to press a nail into the potatoes. If the hole got water, so a potato is generously fertilized with nitrates.
- Another effective way to check the quality of the potatoes — to break off from the tuber piece. If you hear a crunch, then potato quality. If the potatoes cotton is so soft, it is abundantly fertilized with nitrogenous additives.
- If the potatoes boil too long or emit unusual odor while cooking, the fruit should not take it.
As you can see, buy safe and delicious potatoes on the market — simple! It remains only to cook, add oil and to strew greens. Delicious!
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