What's on your fridge

Arrange the refrigerator properly - this is how it works!

0-5 degrees: The coldest zones are usually in the refrigerator Back wall and on the bottom shelf above the vegetable compartment. It's around zero to five degrees Celsius. Perishable foods such as fish, meat and sausages should be stored there. If the vegetable compartment is full, you can also store winter vegetables and fruit here. The compartment is also ideal for gentle defrosting.

0 degrees: In modern refrigerators there are also so-called Zero degree subjects. Here the fruit and vegetables can be stored at around 0 degrees Celsius and a high humidity of around 90 percent. The humidity in the compartment is maintained by a special membrane. The advantages: The food stays fresh longer, does not dry out and the vitamins are conserved.

4-5 degrees: Above this, it becomes less and less cool in the refrigerator. For dairy products such as yoghurt, cheese and the like, the Middle of the refrigerator Just the right temperature with four to five degrees Celsius.

6-8 degrees: Im separate vegetable compartment at the bottom it is six to eight degrees Celsius warmer. This is ideal for almost all types of vegetables and fruit. On the other hand, potatoes (taste changes), tomatoes (lose their aroma) and exotic fruits such as bananas (are sensitive to cold) do not belong in the drawers.

8 degrees: Open dishes such as canned food with corn, jars with cucumber or preserves hardly need refrigeration. You are in upper part at around eight degrees Celsius in the fridge. Here you can also store other drinks and large tropical fruits such as pineapple or melon.

10-15 degrees: In the Refrigerator door there are milder temperatures between ten and 15 degrees Celsius. Eggs and butter are safe in the upper half of the door, there are usually extra compartments here. There is space for jams, dressings, ketchup, cans and tubes in the smaller shelves in the refrigerator. At the very bottom there is a holder for drinks such as milk, water and juices.