Everything You Should Know About Crispit

Everything You Should Know About Crispit

Chefs all around the world strive for perfection. They work day and night to get the perfect taste for their start dish. They go through years of training just to present their plate in a way that’s appetizing and appealing to the diner. But this road to beautiful looking and tasting food isn’t always easy.

One of the most challenging phases for a new chef is to perfect their battle. Whether its fish and chips or the plain old fried chicken, everyone is looking for that secret ingredient that will help them turn their soggy batter into one that’s crispy and perfect in taste.

If you’re in the same boat, count your luck because you’ve found the best solution in the form of Crispit.

What Is Crispit?

Crispit is the product of a natural fiber that is designed to produce extra crunch for your fried foods. It is guaranteed to take your dish up a notch because it soaks up all the liquid and results in a crispier than expected coating. Moreover, because the special ingredient has no taste or color, you don’t have to worry about the quality or look of the end product.

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Everything You Should Know About Crytex

When you first start out with cooking, you make mistakes that often turn the dish into something that’s inedible. There’s rarely anyone who can claim that their very first plate of food was perfect. Unless of course they are born into a family of good cooks. Even then, you would need the advice and suggestions of elders who spent years perfecting their dishes.

While there’s a range of blunders you can make in the kitchen, one of the most common things you’ll see happening is the kitchen are errors with thickeners. While home chefs know only of flour, corn flour, or starch as thickening agents, seasoned chefs know that there are a lot more you can use.

One such special ingredient that has been derived from corn starch is Crytex.

What is Crytex?

Crytex, in the simplest of terms, is a modified corn starch that can be defined as gum or thickener. This special ingredient has been specially designed to provide a firm texture and structure to products, without the need for hydration and cooking.

The beauty of Crytex is that it cannot just be added to thicken sauces and give structure to other products, but can even be added to batters to a crunchier product on the plate. The ingredient acts as a protective barrier against oil in batters and results in an oil-free, extra-crisp covering that will be appreciated by one and all.

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Titanium Dioxide, Carbon Black & More

Titanium Dioxide

Titanium dioxide or TiO2 is a naturally occurring mineral that is mined for the earth. The element is present in different crystalline forms such as anatase and rutile. It is processed and refined into a powder so it can be added to food.

Titanium dioxide is white in colour and is used to enhance the sheen and colour of certain foods. It is most notably used to brighten the colour of foods like dairy products, sweets and glazes. It is also used in foods that are sensitive to UV light. You can add a small amount of titanium dioxide to increase shelf life of food and prevent it from spoilage.

Carbon Black

Carbon black, also known as vegetable black is produced for carbonised vegetables. The chemical formula for this special ingredient is C3, which means it is pure carbon. This element is used to give a black or grey colour appearance to ashes or coatings.

A lot of controversy surrounds both these special ingredients. But when used in the right way and in recommended dosage, they can help enhance the colour of almost anything

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