2 07, 2020

Poppy Seeds

Poppy Seeds What are Poppy Seeds? Poppy seeds are small, oval shaped, nutritious oilseeds obtained from the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum L)  capsule. Their pleasant nutty taste and aroma make them suitable for baked goods such as bread rolls, cakes, cookies and biscuits.1 Several varieties of poppy seeds are known such as [...]

29 06, 2020

Hemp

Hemp Also known as hemp achene What is Hemp? Hemp is a tiny oilseed with a characteristic nutty flavor. It belongs to the Cannabis family but contains only trace amounts of the psychoactive compound Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (<0.3%). It can be used in crackers, breads, cookies and cakes and its oil is considered [...]

8 06, 2020

Baking with Spelt Flour

You’ve probably noticed, but healthy foods are all the rage these days. So, if you want to start baking with healthier alternatives, start with learning how your new ingredients are going to act in formulas. Let’s take a look at spelt This is a highly nutritious ancient grain (so double points for trending foods). [...]

27 11, 2019

Fumaric Acid

Fumaric Acid Also known as 2-butene-dioic acid trans What is Fumaric Acid? Fumaric acid is an organic acid found widely in nature. It is a colorless, odorless, crystalline powder with tart-fruity taste. The least expensive food acidulant, it’s a clean label food additive used in beverages, baked goods, confections and dessert mixes [...]

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