To prevent chopped aubergine from turning black, soak in salted water till ready to use.
To prevent potatoes from discoloring dip fingers in lemon juice before chopping.
Oil will not splatter on heating if a little salt or flour is added to it.
Rice for frying maybe boiled ahead of time or the day before.
A little white vinegar added to rice while boiling will prevent it from sticking.
Use lemon peel to clean and shine glass dishes with warm water.
To remove fishy smell form fish, apply white vinegar to the fish before washing, leave 10 minutes then wash.
To remove fishy smell from pan spread some flour in it. Leave for a few minutes and wash.
To keep cottage cheese fresh for a long time wrap in muslin soaked in white vinegar put in plastic bag and store in fridge.
A pinch of gram flour sprinkled on fried food makes it crisp.
For a fresh smelling kitchen take a cup of vinegar add a bay leaf and leave uncovered.
Before using aluminum pan, boil some white vinegar and water in it. Discard boiled water and rinse pan.
Sprinkle boiled beetroot with a little vinegar or lemon to maintain its color and taste.
A few almonds and raisins given to growing children everyday help growth.
A small piece of bread added to cauliflower prevents the cooking smell of cauliflower while cooking.
Chop and soak spring onions in cold water before adding to soup to keep them crisp.
Use a wooden spoon in soups thickened with corn flour. Steel spoons will cause soup to become thin or prevent the soup from thickening.
Chew a piece of fresh ginger regularly after meals to prevent indigestion.
If glass oven dishes get burnt clean those with a damp cloth dipped in salt.
China ware often develops permanent tea or coffee stains. To remove the stains, mix salt and baking soda in equal amounts and sprinkle a little water to make a thick paste. Apply on the stain for a few minutes and then wash. Can also apply to plastic crockery.
Hot milk and lemon make cake soft.
In order to keep mushrooms fresh, sprinkle with a little salt.
To keep chopped vegetables fresh for a long time, sprinkle with ½ tsp of sugar.