Sous Vide is an advanced cooking technique and it requires some advanced equipment too. Even though you can cook Sous Vide without using this equipment, these are necessary if you are serious about this technique and don’t want to take extra effort while cooking. Equipment will always be a part of a kitchen.So you are thinking about cooking sous vide for festivals. Cooking new things will always bring out a need for new equipment.
The following are the necessary equipment for Sous Vide cooking.
This is one of the basic things you need for Sous Vide cooking. It helps you keep the temperature of the water steady. The working is pretty simple, this device needs to be attached to a container filled with water for it to work. It circulates the water and heats it up. The water is always circulated and is kept at a steady temperature. These don’t come with its own water bath container. So it easily attaches to any container or pot.
If you are using basic immersion circulators having a container to hold the water is necessary. While choosing a container, keep in mind that it should be able to withstand high temperatures. The container should be able to attach to the circulator easily and should be easy to cover to stop the water vapours.
Reusable ziplock bags
A bag to hold your food is necessary and ziplock bags are perfect. Some would argue that a vacuum sealer is necessary but it is not. These bags can easily be attached to the side of a container using some clips.
following equipment will surely make Sous Vide cooking much easier but they can’t be considered an absolute necessity. That means if you are looking to cook sous vide for festivals these equipments won’t be necessary.
Sous Vide water oven
These are an oven-sized equipment which adds water bath to the immersion circulator. This reduces the need for an extra container and the hassle to attach the circulator to the container. But unlike the immersion circulator, the water is not circulated here. This is much expensive than the immersion circulator. So is considered as a fancy equipment.
Sealing the food airless can make the cooking easier since you can toss it into the water bath instead of attaching it to the side. This can also make sure that the food is cooked better. A Vacuum sealer is an expensive addition to your kitchen.
Reusable Silicon bags
These are the fancy bags for Sous Vide cooking. They come with some obvious advantages like more durability and strength.
You will surely need to buy some equipment for Sous Vide cooking, that is one thing that comes with the advanced status of this method. Always buy equipment after reading a lot about. User reviews help a lot better than review websites. Always look at an equipment as a part of your kitchen. So always be sure to buy something that can fit into yours.