Don't throw away those edges of bread. Here's how you can reuse them
First Published Dec 6, 2020, 3:01 PM IST
Most people use bread in breakfast. But in our fast-paced lives we often find ourselves throwing away the edges of the bread as it is slightly stiff. But once you read this feature, you may not do so in future. Here's how you can best use the sides of bread slices.
First up, cut the sides of the bread and keep it aside. Then bake them lightly and grind it in a mixer to make crumbs. You can use these bread crumbs in many dishes.
Everyone loves a pasta. To give your pasta the feel and taste of your favour restaurant try adding the bread crumbs to it. You will instantly notice the taste difference.
Bread crumbs again come to the rescue when you want to deep fry something. Be it preparing fish or make cutlets at home, wrap it in bread crumbs and fry it. It not just doubles the taste, but also makes the dish crispier.
Small pieces of bread can be used in soups as well. You can cut the edges of the bread into small blocks and toast it and put it in any soup
The use of bread crumbs in meat balls or veg balls increases the taste fourfold. Also, rubbing bread crumbs on chicken before roasting adds to its flavor.
The use of bread crumbs in pizza toppings gives a great flavour. While baking the pizza, be sure to add a little bread crumb with cheese.
Adding bread crumbs also enhances the taste when preparing Chinese dishes like fried rice or manchurian balls.
Wrapping potato parcels in bread crumbs before frying makes them crispy and tastier.