Just for a definition!

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by tambopata, Apr 8, 2002.

  1. tambopata

    tambopata

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    Hello,
    I would like to know what's the definition of acidifier, which is an additive used in pastry? I think there's another word to say it : acidulant!
    THank you for answering my request!
    Helen
     
  2. chiffonade

    chiffonade

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    To acidulate something is to add an acid. Acids come in many forms:

    * Vinegar
    * Wine
    * Vitamin C (which many people add to bread)
    * Citrus juice like lemon

    Acidulating water stops certain foods from turning brown - like artichokes. To rub a lemon on an artichoke or placing it in water treated with lemon juice will prevent it from turning brown.
     
  3. athenaeus

    athenaeus

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    Helen,

    Check your Private Messages INBOX please ! ;)