Aluminum foil, is a tool made of flattened metal aluminum, mainly used in the kitchen to cook, hold food, or to make some simple cleaning materials.Thousands of tons of aluminum foil are used around the world to protect and package food, cosmetics and chemicals.Most aluminum foil is shiny on one side and dull on the other.
Food can be wrapped on both sides of aluminum foil. It is usually recommended to wrap the food on bright side to improve the heat transfer effect.
History: the original tinfoil was really tin. Tinfoil was harder than aluminum foil, which also gave food a tin smell.
Function: aluminum foil is usually used for food on the host (such as: aluminum foil plate), when the barbecue used to cover bean sprouts, potatoes, sweet potatoes and so on to barbecue, lest they burn.It is sometimes used for decoration.Modern aluminum foil is made of aluminum and can also be used as an aluminum electrode for electrolysis.There are also stylists who use aluminum foil to perm their clients’ hair.Some people even use aluminum foil to absorb the oil in the soup.Aluminum foil is also widely used for insulation, heat exchange, and as a conductor of electricity.
It is very common to serve food on aluminum foil plates. Although the plates are disposable, they are made of aluminum and are less harmful to nature.
Barbecue: some food (such as sweet potato, mushroom, etc.) must be wrapped in aluminum foil to cook, to avoid charred.Wrapped in aluminum foil to cook seafood, mushroom vegetables, etc., to retain the flavor.