You will need
- - electronic scales;
- - glassware;
- - a plate.
To determine the freshness of eggs you'll need an electronic scale. Fresh quail egg heavy, has a mass of twelve grams. Even the old feels very light, as if empty if this egg is put on an accurate scale weight will show four to six grams.
Take a deep glass bowl and fill it with water. Carefully lower quail egg if it is fresh will immediately sink to the bottom and turn on its side. After drying, the egg loses its freshness, and the amount of air starts to increase and accumulate in the region of the pointed end of the egg.
If you omit the egg in a container of water, it will form a sharp end at the bottom, the blunt side will point to the surface. This product is still usable, it is a week old.
If quail eggs are a little surfaced or left on the surface of the water, throw them away, they are clearly spoiled. This method is suitable only for eggs without cracks or other damage.
Break a quail egg on a flat horizontal surface. Protein fresh eggs will remain close to the yolk and will not be much spread, and the yolk will remain compact and rounded. Spoiled or less than fresh eggs the yolk and the white will spread across the surface of the dish, losing its viscosity. Refrain from eating such eggs, otherwise poisoning can not be avoided.
Quail eggs can be stored at room temperature for thirty days, in the refrigerator up to two months. Such a long shelf life due to high content of amino acids, which prevents the development of harmful bacteria in the eggs.
Since eggs tend to lose moisture through the pores and dry, it is recommended to periodically lubricate them with vegetable oil, which will close the pores and prevent evaporation. Storing eggs blunt side up, it will help to avoid bacteria inside.
Advice 2 : How to identify tainted egg
Eggs – a product that is used for cooking many dishes. But they, like any other commodity, tend to deteriorate. The quality of the eggs can be defined in several ways.
You will need
- - salted water;
- - light source.
Check the freshness of eggs in this way. In a saucepan pour a little cold water, a little sunflower and her lower back product. If you got a fresh egg, it will fall horizontally; if it's approximately three weeks, will fall vertically. If it is expired, it will rise to the surface of the water. This is because during long storage, it dries and the air chamber located in the blunt end, increases in size.
To determine the freshness of eggs can be shelled. Look at her. If the product is fresh, the shell is frosted. Older eggs it is glossy and has a grey tide.
To determine the suitability of the product you can smell the shell. Smell the shell - fresh egg it smells like lime. The longer the eggs are kept in the refrigerator will absorb odors of other foods.
When buying always look at the date of manufacture of each egg, individually, as unscrupulous sellers can put stale product fresh. In addition, they should be free of cracks and chips.
Check the quality of the product to light. Bring the egg to the light source and look closely. The old product will be visible dark spots. Fresh protein is illuminated perfectly, and the yolk is in the center and almost not visible. By the way the big stores have a special device for radiographic eggs, you may want to use it.
Eggs stored in your fridge for a long time, it is desirable to use for cooking, where they are subjected to prolonged heat treatment.
When cooking any dish you want to use multiple eggs, initially, each of them separately let in a mug and then pour in the total capacity. This will help prevent damaged product and keep the dish.