Bird’s nest contains the precious salivary secretion of swallow. As with other foodstuff, it should be stored properly. The ideal method is to store the bird’s nest in an airtight storage jar followed by refrigeration. Shopkeepers who stock good quality bird’s nests should be able to offer valuable advice on correct storage. The bid’s nest can be dried in front of the air-conditioner if it is wet. However, beware not to dry by baking or by direct sunlight.