With food prices rising exponentially, cutting on food waste is one way to help manage your budget. Putting food in the fridge is the no-brainer way to keep them fresh for longer. However, improper food storage can do more harm than good. Poor food storage in the fridge can make your ingredients spoil faster, causing unwanted wastage and even bacteria contamination. So yes, there is a science to storing food right.
To get the lowdown on food storage tips, Chef Lua Chang Yung, Culinary Instructor, Diploma in Culinary and Catering Management, School of Business, Temasek Polytechnic shares ways to keep food fresh for a longer time. In this comprehensive checklist, we cover food storage tips for raw meats, leftover food, fruits, vegetables and dairy products. Not to forget tips to properly store dried goods like dried scallops and strong-smelling foods like kimchi and sauerkraut.