Plastic Wrap or Aluminum Foil – Both rolls are in every kitchen, but many of us use them interchangeably, without stopping to think about what they are really used for.
You prepare a sandwich, open the kitchen drawer and the eternal question assails you: should I wrap it with plastic wrap or aluminum foil? Both materials, designed expressly to preserve food, have been with us all our lives and are in most houses (always next to each other); but almost no one is considering what actually serves one another.
And, let’s face it, we use them interchangeably, guided by whims, hobbies or personal preferences. It is true that, in many cases, the use of one or another wrapper is indifferent.
Both actually serve the same purpose, to preserve food, but given their characteristics, each one can better fulfill its mission in certain circumstances. And there are times when an incorrect choice can ruin what, ironically, we wanted to preserve. Continue reading “Plastic Wrap Vs Aluminum Foil: Which one to use in each case?”