Do you have a little bread on your hands after a family meal? No way to throw it away! Take care to keep your slices in the freezer so you can eat them later. To do this, there are a number of good practices to follow without which you could end up with expired, stale or even too dry bread. Whether it’s industrial sandwich bread, a good homemade brioche or a baguette fresh from the bakery, all you have to do is remove the bread from its packaging and follow the advice given in the slideshow. below. Be careful though: it is recommended not to leave homemade bread in the freezer for more than a month, when industrial bread can be kept for about six months.
Bread can be defrosted in several ways. First, you can choose to let it gently thaw at room temperature: take it out in advance, thirty minutes to one hour before your meal. You can also let it rest in the refrigerator: this will take about two hours, but it’s the best way to do it.
According to Pleine Vie, you can also opt for the toaster if you have slices. For those in a hurry, opt for the microwave: wrap your bread in paper towel, then put it in the appliance for a few minutes. Finally, you can choose to cook in the oven, five minutes between 180 and 200°C. “To prevent the crumb from hardening, allow the bread to thaw naturally while preheating,” the magazine says.
Industrial sandwich bread is very popular in France. However, it can sometimes deteriorate quickly. Fortunately, it is a food that freezes very well, reports Femme Actuelle. To do this, simply remove its packaging and follow the instructions in our slideshow.
A tip to keep in mind is to freeze the sliced bread directly. Thanks to this, all you have to do is toast them right out of the freezer!