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Coconut yoghurt too thick

I've been trying to make a creamy coconut yoghurt in an incubator. Ingredients: Water Coconut milk powder Small amount of store-bought coconut yoghurt The first time it came out too thin. The next ...
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Do gums have any nutritional value?

Do gums (e.g., xanthan, guar, cellulose, glucomannan) have any nutritional value, or do they pass undigested like chewing gum does? Are there known allergies to any gums?
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use of xanthan gum in tomato ketchup

If we make tomato ketchup of 100kg tomatoes. What would be the procedure to add the gum? What quantity of gum should be used? Currently we are using corn starch as a thickener but it does not give ...
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Xanthan gum 'seeds' in sauce

Update: I managed to properly incorporate the gum without any clumping. I used an immersion blendsr (blade attachment) and mixed it with sugar this time, and it helped. To thicken a home made tomato ...
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How much gelatine to use instead of xanthan or guar gum in ice cream

I bought a Cuisinart ICE-30BC ice cream machine and I am experimenting with it. Some ice cream and gelato recipes ask for xanthan gum. I can't find any of it in my county, but I read that I can ...
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Shall I use xanthan, guar, both?

I have guar, lbg and xanthan in the pantry. I would like to do 2 things : thicken whole milk to make "creamy" sauces (would like to try a chicken champagne recipe I found but replace the 30pct fat ...
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Xanthan gum in bread baking

I was under the impression that Xanthan Gum could be used in bread in order to increase the hydration and make it fluffier. I have tried it three times (0.5% - 1% of flour weight) in two different ...