Category hydrocolloids

TGRWT #16: Chicken and rose

The next TGRWT challenge has been announced: chicken and rose! Head over to astrophysics blog Supernova Condensate and read more on how to participate in round 16. And do check out the excellent summary of the dark chocolate and smoked…

TGRWT #15: Dark chocolate and smoked salmon

This month’s round of “They go really well together” (TGRWT #15) is hosted by Mexmix and foods to pair this time are dark chocolate and smoked salmon. As usual you can find instructions on how to participate in the announcement…

Hydrocolloid recipe collection v.2.2

An updated version of “Texture – A hydrocolloid recipe collection” is now available for download (version 2.2). There are two file sizes available: screen resolution (~1 MB) and high resolution for printing (~5 MB). Some recipes have been added bringing…

Cherry jams with a twist

We have a small garden with a single tree. It’s a sweet cherry tree and this year must have been one of the best ever. In May it was overthrown with flowers. Last year I made some jam which came…

Hydrocolloid recipe collection v.2.1

An updated version of “Texture – A hydrocolloid recipe collection” is now available for download (version 2.1). The version includes corrections of typos, minor additions to the property tables plus an important update in the gelatin section and a recipe…

Hydrocolloid recipe collection v.2

Texture – A hydrocolloid recipe collection It’s a pleasure for me to announce that an updated version of the hydrocolloid recipe collection is available for free download as a pdf file (73 pages, 1.8 Mb). What’s new? Several new recipes…

Help needed with densities of hydrocolloids

Photo by Mel B via flickr.com (CC). Measuring powders by volume has serious limitations (more on this later in an up-coming post), but one great advantage is that for small quantities going by volume can sometimes be more accurate than…

Khymos marketplace

I just wanted to let you know that the Khymos marketplace is operative. You can now shop books, hydrocolloids, thermometers, scales, whippers, syringes, tubes, squeeze bottles, knives and more directly from this site. I’ve selected products that should be of…