Chef goes viral after sharing his bizarre but "genius" trick for cleaning his pots and pans

Publish Date
Friday, 20 September 2019, 3:21PM

A chef has shared an unbelievable hack for cleaning pots and pans, that leaves them sparkling like they are brand new.

His secret? … Dirt!

That’s right, good old fashioned dirt from the ground.

Italian chef Pasquale Sciarappa took to YouTube to share his cheap and simple, yet effective trick in a video with the caption: "What the cleaning product companies DON’T want you to know!"

In the video, he simply scrubs away the grease and grime that built up over his stainless steel pots with a handful of garden dirt, which he claims the way he cleans his is actually works better than "Ajax" and is "cheaper" too.

Viewers were quick to praise life hack, with calling it "genius".

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"This is amazing!" one hack fan commented. "I could never imagine if I hadn’t seen you do it, Pasquale!"

"Shut the front door. I never knew. That's amazing!" another added.

"That’s how the military was trained to clean the old mess kits," one person revealed.

"He's a genius!" one person simply said.

While another fan joked, "I’m going to start cleaning myself with dirt."

Would you give this cleaning hack a go?