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Can you separate out the Gliadin from Gluten?

When I looked this up, this is the information that is first presented to me- Gliadin is a class of proteins present in wheat and several other cereals within the grass genus Triticum. Gliadins, ...
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Do Asian groceries carry vital wheat gluten?

I want to buy vital wheat gluten for bread baking but I've only had luck finding it at health food stores where it's quite expensive. I know seitan is made from vital wheat gluten so I was wondering ...
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Make seitan “fattier”

Any idea how to incorporate more fat into seitan? With the purpose to bind flavor for richer and more complex taste, similar to beef.
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Create my own high-gluten flour by mixing vital wheat gluten and bread/AP flour?

Has anyone had success with giving their bread or all-purpose flour an extra gluten kick by adding vital wheat gluten? I would like to know what ratio to mix the the two ingredients with, or perhaps ...
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can I make my own powdered gluten

I know how to make gluten from wheat flour. I've made my own by adding water to wheat flour until it was a stretchy dough. I washed it until the water ran clear. What I was left with after the starch ...
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Wheat Flour Vs. wheat gluten

Is it okay to use whole wheat flour instead of vital wheat gluten for a recipe?. Would there be any noticeable flavor and texture changes?
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How to eliminate rubbery texture in pan fried veggie burgers made with vital wheat gluten

I like making veggie burgers, and one recipe that I use relies on vital wheat gluten (as well as egg replacer) to have a coherent burger. Here are the ingredients for one particular burger: 1 cup ...
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What can I use instead of a tea towel?

I have a recipe for steaming seitan that involves wrapping the vital wheat gluten loaf in a tea towel, tying off the ends, and placing in the steaming basket. I am good to go but for the tea towel. ...
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Is wheat gluten (wheat protein) an acceptible cooking substitute for soy protein powder or rice protein powder?

I'm trying a handful of vegan dishes, and have found a broth recipe which requires a small amount of soy or rice protein powder (1Tbsp). This eventually makes 30 cups of broth, so overall is a very ...