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Xanthan Gum v. Guar Gum v. Cellulose Gum v. Glucomannan

Of these four titular ingredients, can someone please help elucidate for me when one would want to use each one? So far the only one I've used personally is glucomannan(konjac root flour), and I have ...
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Do I use pure glucose or sugar syrup for making a caramel filling for a cookie?

I am trying to perfect my Dutch syrup waffles (stroopwafels). The cookies (waffles are perfect but the caramel filling is giving me problems. I tried making the caramel filling from sugar, sugar ...
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What's the purpose of syrup in toffee apples?

The toffee apple recipes pretty much all have syrup in them. The ratio of syrup ranges from low to almost as much as the sugar. My question is: What is purpose of the syrup? If it's just for flavour,...
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Macaron feet are large and can't know how to work with my conventional oven when baking them

I have made a batch of macarons from Pierre Herme pastry book. I used the following recipe: 100g Tant pour Tant; 30g of egg whites (to mix with the tant pour tant mix); 30g of egg whites to be mixed ...