USE TIPS FOR BEESWAX REUSABLE FOOD WRAPS

bees wraps use and care

One of the best alternative to plastic food wrap is named beeswax food wraps. They are made of cotton coated with bee wax ( or vegetal wax in its vegan version) that can be used as a reusable, healthy and zero-waste alternative to plastic wraps and to aluminium foil . You can use it directly on a half of fruit, to cover a jar or a pitcher or to wrap a sandwich or a snack.

But to use it properly and make it last, you can follow our tips and advices:

How to use your beeswax food wraps:

  • The material is a moldable texture very easy to work with when wrapping over or around food to keep the freshness of the food and keep out external influences.
  • Just place it over the jar, around the vegetable, cheese, fuit etc. and with the warmth of your own hands together with a light pressure you can mould the wrap and make it stick to itself around the item.
  • You can wrap it directly on whole or half fruits and vegetable.
  • Al principio, el envoltorio puede desprender un poco de cera en los bordes de los cuencos.

What you better not do:

  • Do not use the wrap on warm food, so leave leftovers cool down before placing the wrap over them.
  • Avoid high temperatures, direct heat and keep it away from fire and any source of heat.
  • Do not use the wrap on fresh meat or fish.
  • Do not use the wrap in the oven, microwave nor dishwasher.
  • Avoid using knives on the wrap as it might damage the wax.

How to care for your beeswax food wraps:

  • Always wash your beeswax wrap in cold water only.
  • You can use a natural dish soap and a soft sponge and leave them dripping off to dry.
  • You can store your wrap rolled up or folded.

Did you know that:

  • The breathable and at the same time insulating of the beeswax food wrap works fine for an overnight rising dough and it is ideal to cover fermenting food.
  • It is perfect to wrap your home made bread dough.

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