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Jewish Recipes --> Jewish Cooking Terms / Dictionary --> Treif --> Insects

Insects - Page 7

PARSLEY / HERBS - Testing

1. Rinse the parsley.
2. Soak the parsley in a bowl containing a weak salt-water solution (one teaspoon of salt to every litre of water) for one to two minutes.
3. Before removing the parsley from the water, swirl the parsley in the bowl.
4. Remove the parsley from the bowl and shake off the excess water vigorously (in such a way that the water will fall back into the bowl).
5. Place either a sheet of filter paper or a clean white cloth of a fine weave (i.e. with small holes) over a sieve or in a funnel.
6. Pour the water from the bowl through the filter or cloth.
7. Place the filter paper or cloth over a large white plate or chopping board.
8. Check the filter paper or cloth very carefully for any insects. Look out particularly for thrip which are black or light green and only 1mm long!
9. If three or more insects are found, discard the parsley.
10. If one or two insects are found, repeat steps 2 - 8. If you now have a total of three or more insects, discard the parsley. Otherwise the parsley may be used.

Dried parsley flakes do not need checking.

PEPPERS (GREEN, RED or any other color) - Cleaning

EITHER:

1. Cut in half
2. remove the plug
3. Rinse thoroughly, especially around the where the plug was.

OR:

1. Slice off the top circle
2. Rinse very thoroughly
3. Check inside for worms.

 

RICE

Good quality rice does not need to be checked.
SNAP PEAS –Checking

Look out for signs of tunneling on the surface of the pod. Discard if found.

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