Crumiel - Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 14.1 oz/400 gr, Spain.
This product from the Surprises family offers cooks a magic possibility unthinkable until now – the easy, convenient use of honey in its crystallised state. Crumiel enables us to incorporate all the flavour of honey into a vast number of dishes, both sweet and savoury, to enhance them and make combinations with the widest variety of flavours and ingredients, adding a unique crunchy texture to every dish.
Ingredients: Honey from flowers (60%), sodium alginate and maltodextrin.
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- SKU: 800978
Kappa - Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 14.1 oz/400 gr, Spain.
A gelling agent extracted from a type of red algae (mainly from Chondrus and Eucheuma genera). It is a carrageenan, a name originating from Carragheen, Ireland, where these algae have been used for more than 600 years. In the mid 20th century, this “Irish moss” started to be produced industrially as a gelling agent. Kappa produces a gel with a firm, brittle texture.
Ingredients: Carragenat kappa in a refined powder.
Characteristics: Presented in a refined powder. Mix while cold and bring to a boil.... more »
- SKU: 800542
Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 10.6 oz/300 gr, Spain.
Gelifier extracted from the cellulose of vegetables. Unlike other gelifiers, Metil (with a metilcellulose base) gelifies when heat is applied. When cold it acts as a thickener. There is a wide range of viscosity in metilcelluloses, which affects the final result of the gelification. Metil has been chosen for its great gelifying power and reliability.
Characteristics: Available in powder form. Mix cold, shaking vigorously, and leave to rest in the refrigerator until it reaches 4° C for hydration. Next apply a temperature with an int... more »
- SKU: 800544
Malto - Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 35.2 oz/1000 gr, Spain.
Malto is a product based on maltodextrin, a carbohydrate obtained from cornstarch molecules, in this case those of tapioca, which have been broken down. It has low sweetening power and does not add calories. It is employed as a bulking agent, but can also absorb oils. Used in the food industry in the preparation of beverages, dairy products, candies, soups, and so on.
Characteristics: Presentation in a very fine powder. Readily soluble when cold or hot. Becomes a manipulable powder when mixed with oil (2 parts Malto to... more »
- SKU: 800976
Trisol - Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 140.8 oz/4000 gr, Spain.
Trisol is a soluble fibre derived from wheat, especially recommended for the preparation of frying batter and tempura, the result being a crunchy, not at all oily, texture. It is also perfect as a substitute for sugar in the preparation of doughs for biscuits.
Characteristics: Available in soluble powder form with neutral taste and smell. It keeps tempura crunchy even with the most moist products.
Actual items may differ slightly from pictures shown (8.8 lbs Plastic Container Size).
- SKU: 810270
Lecite - Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 10.6 oz/300 gr, Spain.
A natural soy lecithin-based emulsifier, ideal for making airs. This product, discovered at the end of the 19th century, was first produced for the food industry in the last century. It is useful in the prevention of arteriosclerosis and contains vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Lecite is made from non-transgenic soy.
Ingredients: Non-genetically modified powdered soy lecithin.
Characteristics: Presented in a refined powder. Cold soluble. Very soluble in aqueous mediums, but it loses its function in o... more »
- SKU: 800543
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Gluco - Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 21.2 oz/600 gr, Spain.
Gluco consists of calcium gluconolactate, a mixture of two calcium salts (calcium gluconate and calcium lactate) that produces a product rich in calcium and perfect for the technique of Inverse Spherification, while adding no flavour whatsoever to the food under preparation. In the food industry calcium gluconolactate is used to enrich different foodstuffs with calcium. Gluco was chosen for its excellent behaviour in spherification processes.
Characteristics: Presentation in powder form. Soluble in cold liquids. To avoid... more »
- SKU: 800979
Xantana - Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 21.2 oz/600 gr, Spain.
Xantana is obtained from the fermentation of corn starch with a bacteria (Xanthomonas campestris) found in cabbage. The result is a gum with great thickening power. It also has notable potential as a suspensoid, which means that it can maintain elements in suspension in a liquid without their sinking into it. It can also retain gas.
Ingredients: Xanthan gum in powder.
Characteristics: Available in refined powder form. Soluble cold and hot. It can thicken alcohol. It is highly resistant to freezing-unfre... more »
- SKU: 800546
Algin - Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 17.6 oz/500 gr, Spain.
A natural product extracted from brown algae (of Laminaria, Fucus, and Macrocystis genera, among others) that grow in cold water regions of Ireland, Scotland, North and South America, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, etc. Depending on the part of the algae that has been refined, the texture and Calcic reactivity of each alginate varies. For this reason, we have selected Algin as the ideal product for achieving spherification with guaranteed results.
Ingredients: Powdered sodium alginate.
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- SKU: 800636