Even if there is no extractor hood in your kitchen, do not deny yourself preparing aromatic dishes. There are several surefire ways to eliminate strong odors. Here goes.
1. Ventilate the room
First, close the doors that lead to the kitchen. This will prevent odors from spreading throughout the apartment—open windows. If you have a portable fan, point it towards the window. This will help the smell disappear much faster.
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2. Do not delay cleaning
Do not leave the cooking oil in the pan. Wipe off all greasy and sticky surfaces immediately after cooking. Take out the trash without waiting for the bucket to fill to the brim. Do not leave leftover food on the table, but put it in the refrigerator.
3. Surround yourself with pleasant scents
Simmer water with lemon zest, cinnamon sticks, or other ingredients of your choice over low heat. Leave it on for half an hour or an hour. Do not forget to turn it off. Otherwise, you will also have to get rid of the smell of burnt cinnamon.
4. Make coffee
A cup of aromatic coffee in the morning will provide a boost of vivacity and mask unpleasant odors.
5. Neutralize odors
Regular vinegar will help make it. Put some vinegar on the fire and bring it to a boil. Of course, the vinegar aroma will first spread through the kitchen, but then it will evaporate.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff
Sources: Life hacker