Inflation in Brazil affects not only the quality of Brazilians’ meals, but also the way food is prepared. With less purchasing power, the Premium beef has been replaced with a more affordable option Cooking gas is becoming less and less used.
Since the beginning of the year, the average price of liquefied petroleum gas (liquefied petroleum gas), better known as cooking gas, for consumers has increased by nearly 30%, according to data from National Petroleum Agency (ANP)And From R$75.29 at the end of 2020 to R$96.89 at the beginning of October. The increase was five times higher than the period’s accumulated inflation rate of 5.67%.
It was the highest rate for September since the start of the real plan in 1994, When the index was 1.53%.
Due to the higher cost with roller, g 1 Chapter seven tips to save on cooking gas consumption, in partnership with Idec (Brazilian Institute for Consumer Protection).
Kitchen gas: burner burner – Photo: ROMEO CAMPOS / FUTURA PRESS / ESTADÃO CONTEÚDO
1- Check the gas cylinder and hoses
Check the gas cylinder threads and stove and oven tubes by pouring a little soap scum and seeing if there are any leaks if air bubbles.
2- Keep stove burners clean
If the flames are yellow or orange, this is a sign that the mouths are dirty or broken. As a result, the fire loses its power and ends up using more gas to cook the food.
3- Avoid passing wind
Close the windows while cooking. Wind reduces the strength of the flame, which requires more time for the pan to reach the ideal temperature.
4- Use suitable stoves
Putting a small pot in a large mouth is a waste of cooking gas.
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Covered pans make more use of flame and therefore cook faster, as the heat is not dissipated into the air.
6- Cut the food into pieces
Usage time is critical to saving gas. Therefore, the smaller the pieces of food, the less time it takes to cook.
7- Optimizing the use of the oven
Try cooking different dishes at once in the oven. An example is the main course and dessert.
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