Wheat, Flour & Gluten

Wheat forms a part of the staple diet for most cultures across the globe. A type of grass, wheat is processed and consumed in various forms making it the most widely cultivated cereal grain in the world. For centuries, people have consumed wheat with little to no adverse effects on their health and well-being. In fact, … Continue reading Wheat, Flour & Gluten

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Sugar: What does it do to our food?

Sugar and processed food have been inextricably intertwined for decades now. Sugar or sucrose as some call it, has many technological properties that are beneficial for large scale food manufacturers. Before food processing turned industrial, sugar along with salt and fat were used primarily as preservatives. They were added to homemade condiments jams, ketchup, pickles, etc. … Continue reading Sugar: What does it do to our food?