Recipes, Benefits And Uses Of Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum is a sugar-like compound made by mixing aged fermented sugars with a certain kind of bacteria. It is used as a thickening and stabilizing agent in foods and often included in gluten-free baking as a binding agent for gluten-free flours.

Nutritional Benefits Of Xanthan Gum

Xanthum gum is popular in medicines - often used within the outer casing of pills. It can have a laxative and flatulence effect and should be used in small quantities for food, always being sure to keep below 15g per day total intake.

Where Is Xanthan Gum From?

China is the biggest global producer of Xanthan gum. The production process requires specialised equipment and setups not available in many other locations.

How To Use Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum is often used as a thickening and binding agent. It is most common for home use within gluten-free flour mixes to act as a binding agent in the absence of gluten proteins.

Recipes Using Xanthan Gum

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