Cooking Tips for This Chinese New Year
Cooking Tips for This Chinese New Year
A huge percentage of household worldwide practice dangerous cooking activities like watching television while cooking, turning off the smoke alarms, and not paying attention to the dish because of multitasking. As much as we want you to complete the Chinese New Year menu, we also encourage everyone to be cautious in the kitchen and prevent fire.
Chinese New Year is just around the corner, so chances are we’ll be spending a lot of time preparing dishes in the kitchen and dining with our loved ones. In busy times like this, the employer and live-in maid must team up well to go through this season merrily and successfully. We want to help you be prepared and stay safe in this special occasion by sharing with you these special kitchen tips!
1) Plan the menu ahead of time
Don’t let the live-in maid to make a trip to the grocery store without even knowing what to buy. Wandering aimlessly in the store without a list of things to buy costs a lot of wasted time. Employers can list down the ingredients the Indo maid or Filipino maid needs to buy a few days before the day of cooking. She may also want the live-in maid to avoid traffic hours since that doubles the hustle.
2) Cook some dishes with the live-in maid in advance
There are dishes that simply take a lot of time to cook or ingredients that need be marinated first. Main courses usually take a lot of time to prepare and so, we can make them first and the side dishes second. Make sure to identify all those dishes and prepare them in advance with the help of the live-in maid in Singapore. Cooking several dishes at once is considered hazardous and may result to a recipe failure. Be careful!
3) Let very few people in the kitchen.
Sometimes, the crowd in the kitchen is causing the delay. If the people going in and out of the kitchen in not involved in cooking, we distract them away to avoid accidents and kitchen hindrances. For families with playing toddlers, example, putting a baby fence on the entrance of the kitchen is an effective way of keeping them away. The live-in maid in Singapore may also look after the kids while the employer take charge in cooking. This way, employers won’t have to worry about the little ones while she’s busy preparing the pasta!
4) Let the live-in maid do the general cleaning before the big day.
We don’t advise cleaning and cooking for Chinese New Year dinner at the same time. If we want a delicious meal, we need to give our full attention to it, not leaving the cooking halfway to finish vacuuming the floor. One distraction leads to another and no matter how tempting it is to clean up the mess, the cook must stay in the kitchen until the task is complete. Also, it would be quite unhygienic to clean the kitchen and cook at the same time.
Before the Chinese New Year, schedule a general cleaning session with the Indo maid or Filipino maid in Singapore. Ask her to be thorough in cleaning the living room and entryway since guests may be coming along.
5) Try your best not to multitask
This is why we need the live-in maid to help you in cooking. Sometimes, we live that burner to cut the potatoes for a minute and before we know it, the soup is overflowing from the pot. The Indo maid or Filipino can be a good kitchen mate when cooking basic Chinese cuisines. Make sure to teach her some cooking techniques weeks before the holiday! We also suggest that the Indonesian maid or Filipino maid must prepare the sauces or cut some ingredients a night the day before then freeze it to lessen the workload in the morning. If you think you’re the kind of cook who gets easily distracted, turn off the festive music at the background and keep away the phone.
Lastly, remember that the center of the season is new beginnings! Celebrate it with love and generosity! We wish you a safe and happy Chinese New Year!
Consider hiring a maid to maintain a tidy household environment. Eden Grace Maid Agency offers manpower help that can carry out your family’s daily organizing and household chores routines. You wouldn’t have to worry about your household chores when you have someone trained and taught to take care of your household burdens!