Salad dressing in a pot. An example using a modified starch.

Modified Starch

August 31, 2021 smitsa 0

The modification of starch  allows the food developer greater options in the use of this key ingredient. The modification is usually through chemicals and they […]

Manufacture of glucose syrup

The Manufacture Of Glucose Syrup

August 26, 2021 smitsa 0

Glucose syrup is manufactured from starches usually derived from maize (corn) or rice. There are seven process steps which include:- mixing process, liquefaction, deproteinization, saccharification, […]

Gastritis, a painful stomach condition.

What Is Gastritis?

August 16, 2021 smitsa 0

Gastritis is much more common than we think. It is a condition where the stomach becomes inflamed. If gastritis persists and becomes longer-term than it […]

Corn cobs. Feedstcok for the dry milling of corn.

The Wet-Milling Of Corn

August 14, 2021 smitsa 2

The wet-milling of corn is a carefully controlled process. It relies on breaking corn kernels into their constituent parts which are corn oil, corn starch […]

Shirataki noodles, cuisine

Shirataki Noodles

August 11, 2021 smitsa 0

Shirataki noodles (白滝, usually written with the hiragana しらたき) are traditional Japanese noodles which have extremely valuable health benefits. They are prepared from konjac flour which […]

doughnuts, donuts

Lovely Doughnuts!

August 9, 2021 smitsa 0

Basic doughnut recipe Ingredients 50g butter 150ml whole milk 275g plain flour 7g sachet of fast action yeast 1 tbsp caster sugar 2 egg yolks […]

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Dragonhead – Benefits

August 9, 2021 smitsa 0

The Dragonhead plants are annuals in the Lamiaceae family and form the genus Dracocephalum. In herbal medicines, the plant leaves have been used like Lemon […]

Calamari tempura

Making Tempura

August 4, 2021 smitsa 0

If you love a crisp and light batter then go for tempura. The dish came about when Portuguese traders brought the idea of this batter […]

Bao Buns or Gua Bao

Bao Buns (Gua Bao)

August 4, 2021 smitsa 0

Bao buns or preferably Gua bao is a pork belly bun which is highly popular in China, Malaysia, Taiwan and Japan. It is generally popular […]