Cabbage cooking without gas evolution
Everyone knows that cabbage tends to cause flatulence. My mum has taught me to prepare any type of cabbage as follows: Put the cabbage with about two fingers of water and bring to a boil. Drain off the water and replace the cabbage with fresh water. At this point, I also usually spice the cabbage. The bulking substances of the cabbage are released during the first boiling and poured off with the water. So you can eat cabbage with friends and then do something without the pants pinching. By the way, you can do the same with leeks.