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Would it be possible to brew cacao powder using a pour over method à la coffee grounds?

I see that one similar question has already been asked, but it was rather vague on specifics. Essentially, I wish to place a fine mesh strainer over a cup, pour around 1 tbsp of cacao powder (Navitas ...
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Hardened Milo powder: How to break/soften it back to powder?

YouTube video illustrating problem. Someone (Facebook video) suggests using a food processor but I don't have a food processor. (Also, her Milo doesn't seem to be nearly as hardened as mine or in the ...
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How do I make plain chocolate powder?

I'm working on a little project and need chocolate powder. Not the one you can drink, it should be real chocolate but grinded. I tried using a coffee grinder, it gets to warm and starts sticking ...
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How much onion/garlic/ginger power can I add in 1kg of broiler chicken?

Because of bachelor life and storage issues, I must use onion, ginger, and garlic in powder form. However, I am failing to find the correct amount I should add to 1 kg of poultry chicken. What is the ...
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Is there a good way to convert a nutrient powder (i.e. green drinks) into a low calorie candy?

I don't like putting powder into my water bottle, because I have trouble getting it washed out, and don't like to use my water cup, so I'm wondering anyone has ever had any luck converting the powder ...
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How should I measure ginger powder?

Whenever I use ginger powder in a curry, it tastes bitter. For instance, today I added two tea-spoons of ginger powder to cook a curry of 400 grams of chickpeas and approximately 700 grams of potatos. ...
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Measuring powder vs non powdered (e.g. sugar) with measure spoon and precision scale

I bought a scale to measure very small quantities in 0.01 increments. The scale has a calibration weight of 50 grams and it measures so +/- an error as expected. My intention for the scale is to ...
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Spices very powdery when cooking

This is a constant problem I have when cooking chicken dishes with low water content. I add my spices and a bit of water so that everything mixes. The problem exists in the end result. When I taste ...
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How to move powders to avoid spillage?

I always have trouble pouring coffee or cocoa powder. The containers are never designed with a spout so I use a spoon or pour it from tiny plastic container and my fine motor stability isn't ...
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Icing Made with Yogurt powder

I am looking into making icing using yogurt powder. My question is, would it still need to be refrigerated after I make it. The ingredients in the product I am look at are nonfat milk solids, whey ...
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Homemade soy milk powder, or other plant-based milk powder

I have tried making soy milk powder from store bought soy milk. I used my dehydrator, but a few hours into the process the milk was starting to smell sour. I have seen recipes that make soy milk ...
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Milk powder doesn't dissolve

I'm following some recipes making chocolate, candies and cookies that use milk powder to enhance the flavor. I tried several milk powder brands, different types skim vs full cream, but I never can ...
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Retain chilli powder taste till end of cooking

When I add chilli powder to an Indian curry, and let it lid-closed for next 5-7 minutes, by the time it's cooked, it loses it's taste and the curry becomes bland. What should I do to retain the spice ...
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are syrup more flavorful than powder or similar?

I'm going to make a recipe which includes 45 Grams of vanilla powder 2 Syrup pumps of Fruit syrup (20 Grams) but i'm changing some in the recipe so i will use vanilla extract instead of powder and ...
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Non fat bakimg milk powder vs regular

I recently bought milk powder for baking which is non fat, Can I use it to make non fat milk or other non baking uses? Thanks a lot
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Baking Powder, Baking Soda, and Yeast

I've read one cook say, "I add baking soda when I make bread using buttermilk. The buttermilk is acidic enough that it interferes with the environment that commercial yeast needs to reproduce well, ...
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Why is my Taiyaki (Cake that looks like a fish) too hard and dry?

I was making taiyaki, and most of my friends said that the dough is too hard and dry. I have: 2 cups cake flour 4 tablespoons sugar 6 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup of milk 1/3 cup water. I use an ...
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How to make good quality onion powder at home?

I chopped some onion and put it in an old gas oven. It had 3 issues: Some pieces or parts of pieces are burned while other pieces are still not dehydrated. It sticks with the bottom of the aluminum ...
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Chocolate cake recipe requires both baking powder and baking soda?

Here is the recipe I am using. For batter: 2 cups Sugar Flour 1 3/4 cups Cocoa 3/4 cup Baking Soda 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder 1 1/2 tsp Salt 1 tsp 2 eggs Milk 1 cup Oil 1/2 cup Vanilla Extract 2 tsp ...
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Which method to use when making fruit powders?

Searching online I found a lot of videos/ articles about making fruit powders, some of them dried the fruit itself then ground it. While other juiced the fruit, then ground it. I am wondering which ...
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How to make oil have powder garam masala taste?

I'm wanting my oil to taste of garam masala. At the moment I'm adding a little bit of powder to oil and frying it. The problem is the powder doesnt dissolve and the flavour doesnt seem to go to all ...
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fried garam masala tastes watery

Recently I've been frying garam masala because I want some tasty oil(which should not be watery). At first it was kind of working however it now seems the oil is watery and not thick or oily if you ...
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Why doesnt curry powder completely dissolve when heating in oil?

When I grill store bought sheek kebabs I notice the oil drips out and it is coloured while being free of any curry powder though I imagine curry powder is added to the mince before they make it. I ...
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