Leavening Agent

Tags: No Tags
Comments: No Comments
Published on: February 4, 2016

A leavening agent is any ingredient that is added to dough to cause fermentation and cause it to rise. Because of this leavening agent are also referred to as raising agents. They are most commonly use in breads, cakes and cookies.

Palm Oil

Tags: No Tags
Comments: No Comments
Published on: February 4, 2016
  • It is used in processed food.
  • Red palm oil is used as an antioxidant.
  • It is labeled with the common misconception that the it is a suitable substitute from trans fats. Depending on the study you read, that may or may not be true.
  • It is has been used in first aid for its antimicrobial properties.
  • Studies have linked palm oil to higher risks of cardiovascular disease.
  • It is used in the production of biofuel.
  • May sometimes also be labeled as vegetable oil or vegetable fat.
  • Has been used in soaps.
  • It is used in pizza dough to enhance texture.
  • It is used in ice cream to enhance texture.
  • It is used in margarine.
  • It is used in chocolate to keep it from melting and to enhance texture.
  • It is used in lipstick because it does not melt at room temperature and has almost no taste.
  • It is used top pre-cook instant noodles.

Azodicarbonamide

Categories: Breads
Tags: No Tags
Comments: No Comments
Published on: June 17, 2013
  • Used as a food additive.
  • Used in flour bleaching.
  • It is yellow/orange in color.
  • Used in the production of plastics.
  • It was deemed not safe for use in Australia and Europe.
page 1 of 1
Welcome , today is Sunday, November 19, 2017