How to change your cooking oil
In this video tutorial you can get a good idea on how to change your cooking oil in a Fish and Chips store. It is important that you drain and clean your cooking oil on a daily basis. Our custom made oil filter set (see under equipment), plays a big part in making this process easy for you. Our oil filter set is easy to clean and is made of stainless steel. It is arguably the most affordable oil filter set on the market and used by over 50 stores in Gauteng alone.
Cooking oil is an essential ingredient used in virtually every cuisine around the world. It is used for frying, sautéing, roasting, baking, and as a dressing for salads. However, over time, cooking oil undergoes chemical changes that can make it unhealthy for consumption. Regularly changing cooking oil is crucial for maintaining good health, and here’s why.
Firstly, cooking oil, when heated, undergoes a process known as oxidation. This process can lead to the formation of harmful compounds. This can increase the risk of various diseases, including cancer and heart disease. These harmful compounds can also cause the oil to break down, making it less effective for cooking and altering its taste.
Secondly, cooking oil can accumulate impurities over time, such as food particles, bacteria, and other microorganisms. These impurities can contaminate the oil, making it unsafe for consumption. When cooking with contaminated oil, these impurities can affect the flavor of the food and potentially cause foodborne illnesses.
Finally, regularly changing cooking oil can help save money in the long run. Old oil can cause food to stick to the cooking surface, leading to food wastage and making cleanup a hassle. By regularly changing the oil, the cooking surface stays clean and can extend its lifespan.
In conclusion, regularly changing cooking oil is an essential step in maintaining good health and ensuring the longevity of cooking surfaces. To avoid harmful compounds, impurities, and food waste, it is recommended to change cooking oil every 8-10 uses, depending on the type of oil and cooking method used.