What’s the biggest buzz in hospital culinary culture? We’ll tell you the secret; it’s bone broth, the oldest and probably most ancient recipe on the face of the Earth. Who would have thought bones in water would make or break the foundation for nearly every soup you can think of, we can tell you for certain it’s not nearly as many as you might think. Known to old wives and mothers, and professional chefs and cooks everywhere, adding bones while making your broth is the ideal way to ensure the best flavor. Yes, it is just that easy, but there are a few tips to make the most of every batch.
Fresh Start: Starting with the freshest ingredients is obviously the first tip. The fresher the bones, the more powerful the flavor your brew will be. To take it a step further, sear the bones first to give them a beautiful color. The most caramel colored and deliciously flavorful broths come from the freshest bones that have been seared to perfection.
Call on Collagen: Any bones that have joints or areas with particularly high rations of collagen can make for stronger better tasting broths. So next time you go to throw away those seemingly inedible shards of bone, think again and toss them into a pot of water and other fresh ingredients.
Quantity: The best way to make broth is in a massive batch since its so easy to make and even easier to store for future use. When packaged correctly, a good broth can be frozen indefinitely and be used for countless recipes. This makes bone broth the perfect starting point for healthcare facilities that are looking for a good place to embark on their transition into fresher, healthier foods.
Quality: The most important thing to consider when preparing food of any kinds is the quality. Using the freshest bones is only the first step. It’s the other ingredients will determine the rest of the broths quality, fresh delicious veggies and seasonings are vital to ensuring the proper strength of flavor for your recipe. Mix and match bone and ingredient types for unique flavor combinations that will continue to surprise you. Pork or turkey bones are perfect for fall and winter, especially around the holidays, whereas herbs and corncobs with chicken bones can brighten up any summer soup.
Preparing fresh food, made to order for patients in any healthcare facility can make a serious difference in the overall quality of your service as a healthcare provider. Save money and offer better tasting, more nutritious meal options, keeping your patients healthy and satisfied with Vision Software. To learn more, call 629.777.8989 or fill in the free consultation form in the sidebar to learn more about how our software can positively impact the lives of the patients and visitors you service every day.