The carbon on the pan, this is the biggest problem, which is inevitable. This layer not only affects the appearance, but also is harmful for human health, because when heated, produces carcinogens that enter the food.
The question how to clean aluminum pans from fouling, is not easy, as this material is quite sensitive to mechanical influence, and it does not tolerate cleansing with cleansers that contain acids, and alkalis.
There are several home methods which advise us what to clean the pan of sludge. If the pan has formed a light residue, then boil in it a solution consisting of water to which you added 2 teaspoons of citric acid. Then allow the solution to cool and stand for some time in a pot, pour it and wash the pan.
In a glass of warm water add ammonia in small amounts, there also pour 10 grams of borax, stir well. The thus prepared solution is also use to clean the soot from the surface of the aluminum pan, using a moistened sponge in it. Pan after processing, thoroughly rinse in plenty of water, the mixture should not fall into the food.
How can I clean a burnt pan?
Burnt to cinders aluminum pan to clean is very difficult, but it can be done, using various means at home.
One of the most effective methods is following: need to sleep badly burned on the bottom of the pan with a thick layer of tooth powder and leave for 12-16 hours. It is not necessary to try to brush and scrape the surface of the pan after this time, use your finger to try to pick off the residue. If it is easy to clean off,should be well washed the pan with soap and plenty of water. If you have not been cleansed of soot, repeat the procedure.
Even our grandmothers used a very simple way. In a metal container pour ten litres of warm water, dissolve 80 grams of the silicate adhesive, add soda ash in the amount of 100 grams, to put this in a mortar pan and boil for 12-15 minutes. Then the pan is well washed, using a Laundry soap and a soft sponge.
Existing chemicals that are manufactured for cleaning surfaces of the fryer with strong scales, which often have potent acids in their formulations, so they are not suitable for cleaning aluminum pans. Besides, these products are not safe when injected into food, even the fumes from them can contribute to irritation of the mucous membranes.