Dehydration consists of removing the water or moisture from foods to preserve them: the microorganisms that cause decay cannot develop in the absence of water. You can be dehydrated all kinds of foods, from fruit or vegetables (including flowers, herbs or medicinal plants) to meat, fish, fresh pasta, algae... or a mixture of vegetables to prepare soup. In addition the dehydrator Returns the crunchy texture to the bread and cookies, helps to ferment the dough...
Dehydration perfectly preserves the nutritional food qualities, since working with temperatures little high only lost water and remain intact proteins, vitamins, minerals... Also offers some very interesting features in the kitchen: food retain its aroma and a large percentage of its colour and appearance, taking a lighter consistency; the flavors are concentrated and intensified: the fruits become goodies to concentrate the sugar; different textures can be playing with varying degrees of dehydration, from crispy chips (we recommend using your cutting mandolins Lacor which you can find on our page) type gominola textures, like dried apricots; can be prepared snacks healthy and easy to carry to work or hiking; or spraying the dehydrated food for use as condiments; and, of course, they can return to hydrate. Economically, the purchase of seasonal affordable can be leveraged to enjoy them throughout the year, or take advantage of surpluses of homegrown.
Use a Electric dehydrator It is very simple. Its operation is based on generating a soft and prolonged heat circulating between perforated trays inside in which foods are deposited. For best results just keep in mind a few simple rules: the lower trays are suitable for more coarsely, meat or fish, and the superiors for more delicate foods; the pieces, must not overlap space should be left so that the air can circulate; in each tray food must be of the same size. Dehydrated should be kept in suitable containers, so that they do not deteriorate with the humidity.
The Food Dehydrator Lacor has a power of 245W. It reaches a maximum temperature of 70 ° C. Its capacity is 13.5 litres and measures 32 x 27 cm, weighing 2.45 kg.