By Rick Stier and Monoj Gupta
There are many foodservice frying operations that utilize a practice called ‘cascading’ as a means of managing frying oils. Cascading is a process in which the operator transfers the frying oil from one fryer to the next on scheduled intervals.
* The following post is the first in our three-part series with Monoj Gupta. Mr. Gupta is the president and founder of MG Edible Oil Consulting International, Inc. He founded the company in 1998 utilizing his 45 years experience in the field of oil technology and food processing. He holds a Master’s degree in chemical engineering from […]
The United States is one of the few nations in the world that operates on the English system of measurement. We use miles, yards, feet and inches, whereas most of the world uses the metric system – kilometers, meters and such. Americans are often puzzled by the metric system, so when someone talks about how a […]
The instant frying is initiated using fresh oil that oil begins to degrade. The key to optimum frying is to acknowledge that the oil is constantly degrading and take steps to slow the breakdown.
Foodservice operators need to operate their fryers according to established procedures: fry at lower temperatures; keep the equipment clean and follow proper cleaning […]
By Rick Stier
Deep fat frying is perhaps the most dynamic cooking process known. Foods of all sorts are dropped into hot oil that ranges in temperature from 275ºF to over 400ºF. This cooking oil is in a constant state of flux thanks to its exposure to high temperatures, air, moisture, food, and the different components in […]