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Streptomyces flavogriseus

June 22, 2005 smitsa 0

Streptomyces flavogriseus is a species of filamentous bacteria belonging to the genus Streptomyces. It is characterized by its yellowish-gray or yellow-brown pigmentation, which gives rise […]

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June 20, 2005 smitsa 0

Kappa-carrageenan is a hydrocolloid that is widely used in the food industry for its unique functional properties. Hydrocolloids are polysaccharides that have the ability to […]

Fresh figs stuffed with mizithra sheep's cheese and toasted almond slivers, topped with honey and garnished with pomegranate seeds, seen from above.


June 5, 2005 smitsa 2

Mizithra or myzithra is a fresh cheese made with milk and whey from either sheep or goats, or both (Barron, 1991). It is similar to Feta […]

Woman making blood donation at hospital, closeup. Blood may be bulked with dextran.


April 10, 2005 smitsa 0

Dextran is a generic term for a family of complex branched  glucans which are glucopolysaccharides. They are prepared by the polymerization of the α-d-glucopyranosyl moiety […]

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Stracciatella Meringue Cake

October 26, 2004 smitsa 0

Stracciatella Meringue Cake is a classic meringue dessert which is combined with cake to make a delicious set of afters. Serves: 14 portions Ingredients: 270g/9 […]

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What are Fibroblasts?

June 1, 2004 smitsa 0

Human fibroblasts are a type of connective tissue cell that plays a vital role in the maintenance and repair of various tissues in the human […]

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Besan Burfi

August 25, 2003 smitsa 0

Besan burfi is a delicious confectionary sweet. Ingredients: 2 cups/200g besan/gram flour 1 cup/200ml clarified butter ghee 1 cup/125g caster sugar ½ tsp green cardamom powder (ilachi) 2 tablespoons/20 almonds, sliced 1-12 […]

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Nuoc Chanh Ot

June 15, 2003 smitsa 0

Nuoc Chanh Ot is a delicious citrusy dipping sauce which is called in the western world a spicy and sweet lemon sauce. It is a […]

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Vietnamese Crabmeat Omelette

March 18, 2003 smitsa 0

Vietnamese crabmeat omelette is an easy dish to prepare. Omelettes are great vehicles for fillings and this version is excellent with crabmeat. However, an omelette […]

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Meva Kheer

August 23, 2002 smitsa 0

Meva Kheer, also known as dry fruit kheer or dry fruit pudding, is a rich and delicious Indian dessert made with milk, rice, and a […]