Is It Need Add Thickener When Cook Porridge ?
2016-12-07Small fire more boil for a while, the porridge can be very sticky, after all, rice also contains starch, and starch itself can thicken. In addition, less alkali surface also has a very good effect. But porridge shop in the guests more time, after the kitchen has no time and patience small fire simmered it? There may be to save trouble, boil the time is not enough, had to use thickeners "Destructive Enthusiasm."
However, cost-effective considerations, even if businesses reluctant to put rice, put the starch is clearly more convenient than put food additives, but also more economical choice. News reports in the 35 dollars to buy 2 pounds of xanthan gum, if it is to buy starch can buy 20 kilos. Check the Internet a few so-called "porridge Po," the information, ingredients are mainly starch or modified starch.
In general, porridge is not a non-thickener can not be used. But as long as there is no violation of the principle of the use of food additives, with no security issues, consumers do not panic. Food additives say it seems very mysterious, in fact, many are inspired by our traditional crafts. Even the so-called "synthetic", "chemical products", its security is subject to strict scientific procedures to test the table. However, the phenomenon of indiscriminate use of food additives indiscriminately exist in the industry, regulators need to put this mark.