You will need
- plastic bags;
- capacity for freezing;
Strawberries and raspberries spread out on a plate or any flat surface in a single layer. Cover with a cloth and store in the refrigerator. Do not leave them in a glass jar and plastic packaging. Berries c dense surface, such as blueberries, blueberries, cranberries, stone bramble can be stored in deep container, covered with a cloth.
One of the most common ways to store berries is to freeze them. Before that, blueberries, stone bramble, bilberries, cranberries or cranberries pour into a colander and wash them with cold water and remove excess debris. Then dry the berries, place them in a plastic bag and freeze. For convenience, you can freeze in batches in the form of briquettes with a thickness of 2 cm.
Strawberries and raspberries are delicate berries, so freeze them unwashed. Take a baking sheet, lay on it a linen or paper towel, sprinkle on him the berries in a single layer and place in freezer for an hour. As soon as strawberries or raspberries will harden, put it in a bag, glass jar or plastic container designed for freezing. They're not going to regedit and will remain solid. The berries are suitable for use in a little frostbitten, they are saved all the taste and nutritional properties.
Berries can be frozen in sugar syrup. To do this, take 150 g of sugar in 0.5 liters of water and boil the syrup. Heat over low heat until the sugar is dissolved and then cool. In the package for freezing leave a little space, as the freezing will occur the extension.
When you want to defrost the berries, put them under hot water directly into the package. Can be thawed at room temperature or in the microwave. Thawed berries can not be re-frozen and stored.