Archive | November, 2010

Guar Gum

What is it?
Guar gum (E412) is a fine power made from grinding up guar beans which are principally grown in India and Pakistan. It can be used as a thickener, emulsifier and stabiliser.
How does it work?
Guar gum impedes the movement of water molecules, allowing it to act as a very effective thickening agent. In fact, [...]