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What temperature should fruit pies be cooked to?

I think there are three variables in fruit pies: Amount of water Amount of sugar Amount of starch or pectin Pectin will be activated by sugar and acid at below boiling temperatures, so seeing ...
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Mixing pineapple with Curd/Milk

Not sure if this will work for you, but personally I tend to sidestep the issue by using a milk substitute - typically soy milk - if I'm going to be mixing it with fresh pineapple. If you do go for ...
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Mixing pineapple with Curd/Milk

In addition to @FuzzyChef's answer, pineapple contains acids, mostly in the form of citric acid, but also malic acid and a few others in lesser quantities. The citric acid content ranges from between ...
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Mixing pineapple with Curd/Milk

Pineapple contains bromelain, which is a powerful enzyme that breaks down most animal proteins. As such fresh pineapple will always curdle milk. The bitter flavor is a side-effect of this curdling. ...
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