Moist method 6- Steaming

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  • This is a gentle method of cooking, where food is cooked in the steam coming from the boiling water; only tender cuts of meat, fish and vegetables can be steamed.
  • Food cooked in this way is unlikely to be overcooked and will have a light texture and does not develop a hard crust.
  • Food cooked in this way is very easy to eat and digest and this makes it suitable for people recovering from illness, infants and young children, elderly people and anyone with digestive problems.
  • As food is not placed directly in water fewer vitamins are lost…

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