Basics of Cooking

​Cooking is comprehended to be the application of heat to foodstuffs to render these more tasteful, more absorbable and generally speaking, to enhance their bacteriological and tasteful viewpoints.

Sal TaddeoThere are four essential reasons why we cook food:

  • To enhance the appearance, flavor and taste of food, it furthermore serves to create, mix or adjust flavors
  • To realize basic changes in food. Meat fiber are kneaded and the cellulose in vegetables and organic products is made tender with the goal that they are simpler to bite and digest
  • To animate ravenousness and the digestive juices. It gives food an appealing appearance, fragrance and taste
  • To enhance the nature of food. It destroys a percentage of the unsafe small scale organic entities, for example, yeasts, and microorganisms that are normally present
  • For food to be cooked, heat must be exchanged from a warmth source, (for example, a gas fire or an electric component) to and through the food material.

Transfer of Heat

Heat is usually transferred in three specific ways:

Conduction – Heat transferred through flame, hot plate, frying pan plate, pot/skillet, or barbecue.

Convection – Heat transferred through hot air, dry and wet steam, water, and oil, as in a steamer or convection stove.

Radiation – Heat transferred through infrared warmth or microwaves, as in an oven or microwave broiler.

Cooking Strategies

Cooking strategies are grouped into “moist heat” and “dry heat”.

  • Moist heat strategies are those in which the warmth is transferred to the foodstuff by water (counting stock, sauces, and so forth) or by steam.
  • Dry heat strategies are those in which the warmth is transferred without dampness i.e. by hot air, hot metal, radiation or hot fat.

Sal Taddeo is a successful businessman, yet that is not all about him. He knows how to cook delicious cuisines as he is an alum of the prestigious French Culinary Institute and a volunteer for the Bon Jovi’s Soul Kitchen.


About Sal Taddeo

Sal Taddeo grew up in Brooklyn, New York City in the United States of America. He attended Regina Pacis Grammar School and Bishop Ford High School, he then went to the Institute of Design and Construction where he studied courses such as Facility Operations and Project Management, Methods of Construction and Site Safety, Construction Management, and Zoning and Building Law.
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