Answer: Has any process happened from the time that the plant or animal was in its natural habitat to where it is now? If the answer is yes, you know the food has been processed.
Examples can include:
Minimally processed food – milk, meat, vegetables, nuts and fruit which have not had large amounts of salt, sugar or fat added.
Highly processed food – breakfast cereal, bread, biscuit, bacon, cheese, chips and fish fingers which have had large amounts of salt, sugar or fat added.
Possible answers: Sun drying; pickling; salting; toasting and freezing.
fruit – drying;
milk – fermenting into cheese, buttermilk or yogurt; pasteurization (use right amounts of heat to extend shelf life);
grapes – fermenting into wine;
onions – pickling;
fish – pickling or drying;
vegetables – pickling or freezing;
meat – spicing and drying; smoking; cooking; braaing;
berries, figs or tomatoes – add sugar to make jam (preserves);
eggs – boiling, cooking, frying;
bananas – make banana bread;
oranges – make juice; dry orange rind for cooking;
lemons – make lemonade.
In this video learners will learn about three major methods:
2) Drying and
They will be demonstrated with a campfire meal: Beef Jerky, Parched Sweet Corn, Seed Sprouts, Caramel Pudding and Corn Coffee.
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