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The Soursop (Annona muricata)

January 18, 2008 smitsa 1

The Soursop fruit (Annona muricata L.) which is well known worldwide, is also known in South America as the Guanabana or specifically in Brazil as Graviola. It has […]

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What is Lactobacillus M.R.S. Broth?

September 9, 2007 smitsa 0

Lactobacillus M.R.S. broth is a non-selective medium used for the rapid cultivation and enumeration of Lactobacillus spp. (lactic acid bacteria). The broth was originally described […]

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Chana Balti

August 23, 2007 smitsa 0

Curry 2 tbsp plain oil (e.g. refined rapeseed or sunflower, which is usually sold as ‘vegetable oil’)  1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed […]

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Sorbic Acid

August 4, 2007 smitsa 0

Sorbic acid is an organic acid that is primarily used as an antifungal agent (Davidson, 2002), however, it also inhibits the growth of bacteria, including […]

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Butter Murukku

July 12, 2007 smitsa 0

Preparation Of Butter Murukku 4 cups rice flour refined oil as required 1/4 cup butter 2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 cup urad dal salt as […]

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Origanum glandulosum

January 21, 2007 smitsa 0

Origanum glandulosum Desf is a perrenial herb growing throughout Europe and North Africa. It is a source of antimicrobial essential oil. The oil was extracted […]

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October 6, 2005 smitsa 0

Ingredients: 1 tsp Bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp Caster sugar 15 g fast-action dried yeast 175 – 200 g Flour, plain white 1 tsp Salt […]

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Steroid Biotransformation

October 5, 2005 smitsa 0

Steroids are naturally occurring compounds  that have potent properties as hormones. They are also important therapeutic agents. Steroids are highly diverse and are produced in […]