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Save money and eat more healthy, learn to preserve food. Avoiding food wastage and making the most of fresh, in season produce is not only practical, it benefits your health, the environment and will save you money. With 107 pages, the Food Preserving ebook will show you ways in which you can preserve your food and even includes some great recipes for chutneys and jams.

There are many reasons why we may get involved in preserving food:
To extend shelf life and become more Self Sufficient
Convenience
To retain nutritional value
To improve flavour of food
To reduce food waste
To produce gifts for friends
To start a business
Whatever your reason, this book is an exceptionally valuable introduction that covers all of the important techniques, and gives you a fundamental understanding of what can be preserved, and the various ways it can be preserved.
 
CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1 SCOPE AND NATURE OF FOOD PRESERVATION
 
Definition of food preservation 
History of food preservation 
Why do we preserve foods? 
Overview of food preservation
Choosing a food preservation method 

CHAPTER 2 HOW FOOD DETERIORATES AND BECOMES UNSAFE
Food spoilage
Food microbiology 
Food spoilage by enzymes 
Food-borne disease 
Food-borne infections 

CHAPTER 3 WAYS FOOD CAN BE PRESERVED
Food preservatives 
Food preservation - use of salt 
Food preservation - use of acid 
Food preservation - use of sugar
Other natural food preservatives – a summary
Artificial preservatives 
 
CHAPTER 4 FREEZING FOOD
Why freeze food? 
History of freezing food 
Which foods can be frozen? 
How to freeze food 
Freezing fruits
Freezing vegetables 
Freezing meat and poultry 
Managing the freezer
General considerations when freezing food 
 
CHAPTER 5 PICKLES, CHUTNEY AND SAUCES
 
General guidelines 
Pickles 
Other pickles
Chutney 
Sauces 
Recipes
 
CHAPTER 6 JAMS AND JELLIES
 
Pectin 
Jam 
Jelly 
Marmalade 
Recipes
 
CHAPTER 7 CANNING/BOTTLING FOODS
Bottling 
Preparation of ingredients
Bottling methods 
Recipe 
Demystifying preserving kits 
 
CHAPTER 8 DRYING FOOD 
Drying methods 
Drying methods for selected produce 
General tips with drying foods - a summary 
 
CHAPTER 9 FERMENTATION 
Foods fermented by yeast 
Foods fermented by bacteria 
 
CHAPTER 10 OTHER FOOD PRESERVATION TECHNIQUES 
Smoking food 
Pasteurisation and sterilisation 
Sterilisation 
Food irradiation 
Vacuum packing 
Food packaging materials 
Using the freshest produce 
 
CHAPTER 11 USING PRESERVED FOODS
 
Starting a food preserving business 
Deciding what to grow 
How to set up your business
 
CHAPTER 12 GLOSSARY OF FOOD PRESERVATION TERMS 
AND TECHNIQUES 
 


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