The Corona-virus has hit large sectors of the world with panic buying to store food for fear of the unknown, and to secure food for an unknown period in unprecedented circumstances.


Buying this way is called "buying hamsters", analogous to what squirrels collect and store food throughout the summer in preparation for the winter.


In light of these conditions and with the closure of restaurants and cafes, eating at home and with the family was restricted almost on a regular basis, so meals became major items in programs that are repeated within a routine that we can make it an opportunity for reunification and a real pleasure for the family.


It is necessary to check the refrigerator and the missing products before heading to the supermarket, and it is better to put a list of the missing items in the home to avoid the process of subconsciously buying unnecessary products.


It is also necessary to visit well-known stores in order to make shopping faster to avoid approaching the rest of the shoppers, and to enable us to know the location of the products instead of wasting time searching for them.


When returning purchases, especially fresh foods, plans and strategies must be drawn up for full benefit, otherwise the materials will be destroyed and rotted in a few days, so it is advisable to chop meat, poultry and fish and freeze them after dividing them in calculated quantities after envisioning how to cook them. Thus, they are kept separately so as not to be unfrozen and then put back again. Which harms them and their quality and safety of use.


When arranging foods inside the refrigerator (refrigerator), it must be taken into account to place them in the specified positions as drawn and shown on the drawers and shelves often, so that preservation is done according to tolerating the degree of cold. It is absolutely not correct to locate where there is space.


In the same context; Foods with strong odors, such as cheese, must be kept in airtight containers, so that other foods do not absorb these odors.


It is known that there are foods that must be adhered to for the specified period of validity, such as fish, meat, eggs and dairy, for fear of what diseases they may cause if they are expired, and they may not become valid regardless of whether they are exposed to fire and heat.


There are vegetables that must be taken care not to use if even a small part of them is rotted, such as onions, for example.


Generally; Stocking up on vegetables, in turn, requires knowledge. As many of them are spoiled by the light and harmed by the cold, so it is recommended to store them in dark places, such as potatoes, for example. As for apples, they do not tolerate constriction, so they need a spacious location on their own, while the warmth speeds up the ripening of the bananas and does not require cooling.


On the other hand, there are legumes that are not harmful to storage, such as lentils, rice, beans and dry legumes, and these are advised to be available at home to ward off any emergencies, especially as they can be a valuable meal however you cook. It does not harm him with reasonable storage; Pasta and noodles.


Among the modern arts of cooking is what is known as "cooking refrigerators"; That is, being satisfied with what is present and using it to provide an integrated meal, especially since the World Wide Web provides an abundance of healthy, delicious recipes that are easy to prepare.


It is also recommended to return to old recipes in light of this crisis, meaning that it is possible to prepare quantities of sauces that can be used more than once after putting them in the refrigerator, and preparing stews in advance, and this method helps to avoid wasting products and food.