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Roskoshestvo told about what to look for when choosing products for lent. Detailed instructions are posted on the organization’s website.
In particular, the choice of rice is recommended to pay attention to grain: they have the same length and shape, entire, package must not contain husks. Also it is better to take recently Packed rice than it’s fresher, the better. If you want to cook porridge or cake, it is better to use a short-grain rice, while medium grain rice is suitable for soups, risotto, long-grain (indica) is better to use as a standalone course.
When choosing a buckwheat, it is important to pay attention to the shape of the grain: the kernel of the buckwheat should be solid, but not shattered. In addition, preference is given to product, rich chocolate color — the lighter the product, the longer it was stored in the warehouse or in the store.
Standing at the shelves with vegetable oil, experts recommend not to pay attention to marketing ploys. Explained that vitamin E is present in all oils, dyes do not dissolve in this substance, and the lack of preservatives is due to the fact that microbes do not breed in this product because of the lack of water. Important selection criteria are methods for the production and purification of oil, its color, and shelf life and storage conditions.
Orthodox lent began on March 11 and will last until April 27.
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