Food Drying

Level: 2


  • List at least three different ways to dry foods.
  • Why and how do you sulphur fruits?
  • How is dried fruit stored and protected from insects?
  • How are dried foods reconstituted?
  • What is important in selecting fruit to be used in making fruit leather?
  • How are dried nuts stored?
  • Dry the following and provide samples for testing:
    • Bread (Make crumbs and use in a recipe for sampling)
    • Fruit leather
    • Vegetable leather
    • Fruit slices
    • Vegetable slices (such as carrots) or pieces (such as peas)
    • Vegetarian jerky
    • Parsley or some other herb
  • Reconstitute a vegetable and cook for sampling.

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