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Dextrose: The Versatile Sweetener for Baking and Beyond
Joe Ciminera on Aug 8th 2023

Ingredi boasts a vast array of baking essentials, yet Dextrose shines brightest in terms of adaptab…
Bread Fun Facts: How to Tell if It's Fresh
Ingredi on Mar 20th 2023

There’s nothing better than a loaf of fresh bread. But—other than the expiration date printed on th…
Arabic Gum Substitutes and How To Use Them
Evan Reboli on Jan 28th 2021

Arabic gum is currently one of the most expensive gums on the market, and that doesn’t seem like i…
What is Potassium Sorbate and is it Vegan?
Chef Tellus on Oct 15th 2020

Used as a preservative, there is some question regarding whether or not potassium sorbate is vegan.…
​What Do Baked Goods and Wine Have in Common?
Ingredi on Jul 2nd 2019

Snickerdoodle cookies fresh from the oven, tangy lemon meringue pie, light-as-air angel food cake, …
cream of tartar
What is sodium bicarbonate?
Ingredi on Jan 16th 2019

Commonly called “baking soda,” sodium bicarbonate is a salt made of a sodium cation and a bicarbonat…
sodium bicarbonate
What Is Calcium Chloride And What Is It Used For?
Ingredi on Jan 3rd 2019

Also referred to as calcium dichloride and E509, calcium chloride is an inorganic compound that cla…
What is Citric Acid and How is it Used?
Ingredi on Dec 11th 2018

Citric acid is a weak organic acid that occurs naturally in many fruits and vegetables, particularl…
Citric Acid
​What is Guar Gum?
Ingredi on Nov 26th 2018

You may have seen it on ingredient labels or on food blogs as a natural additive for gluten-free ba…
guar gum