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Order a variety of food safe gums and gels to help you in the kitchen.

Food Technology

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Calcium Lactate - 50g

$5.00

Calcium Lactate is commonly used for reverse spherification and frozen reverse spherification. It is commonly used along with sodium alginate. It has a neutral taste.

Calcium salt content comparision 

- Calcium Chloride ~ 36%

- Calcium lactate  ~18%  (Uses only half the dose compared to calcium lactate gluconate)

- Calcium lactate gluconate  ~ 9%

Glucono Delta Lactone (GDL, for making Tau Huay) - 50g

$5.00

Glucono Delta Lactone (GDL) is a non-toxic, mild acidulant widely used to make silky Tau Huay (豆花).

The traditional method of making Tau Huay relies on gypsum powder or Calcium Sulfate. This is now largely replaced by GDL due to the potential health risks of Gypsum powder.

Citric Acid - 50g

$2.00

Citric acid is an extensively used food acidulant additive. It can be used in cakes, drinks, ice creams, candies and many more food ingredients.

Freeze Dried Strawberry Powder - 50g

$7.00

Strawberries are rich in antioxidants and vitamins. Get your freeze-dried strawberry powder whole year round. There are no artificial flavouring, colouring or preservatives in our strawberry powder. 

Great for low-carb diets, just mix some into your plain yogurt or smoothie for a healthy low carb dessert.

Spherification Spoon

$20.00

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This stainless steel perforated spoon is ideal in the application of spherification as it allows the removal of delicate caviar, ravioli etc. from the setting solution without breakages or any residual solution.

  • Mirror finished stainless steel
  • Allows transfer of spherified liquids without damaging them
  • Works with both ""caviar"" pearls and larger spherified ""ravioli""

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Iota Carrageenan - 50g

$5.00

Iota carrageenan is a natural food gelling agent extracted from seaweed. Tasteless and odourless, it forms a weak, non-brittle gel.

Iota carrageenan is used in making desserts and ice creams. It is also commonly used in conjunction with kappa carrageenan in molecular cuisine.

Inulin 500g (Belgium)

$8.80

Inulin powder is a soluble dietary fibre derived from the root of chicory plant. It is a prebiotic that stimulates healthy bacteria and promotes digestive health.

Inulin can be use in baking cakes and cookies, and also used as thickener for drinks like smoothies.

Inulin 2000g (Belgium)

$28.00

Inulin powder is a soluble dietary fibre derived from the root of chicory plant. It is a prebiotic that stimulates healthy bacteria and promotes digestive health.

Inulin can be use in baking cakes and cookies, and also used as thickener for drinks like smoothies.

Kappa Carrageenan - 50g

$5.00

Kappa carrageenan is a natural food gelling agent extracted from red seaweed. It is tasteless and odourless and forms a strong brittle gel.

Kappa carrageenan is a highly versatile ingredient, especially with meat. It is also commonly used in conjunction with iota carrageenan in molecular cuisine.

Dextrose Monohydrate - 500g

$6.00

Dextrose Monohydrate (D-glucose) is a sugar with a stable and odorless white crystalline powder. It is widely used in making cereal and confectionery products.

Konjac Powder Glucomannan - 50g

$5.00

Konjac glucomannan powder is a natural food stabilizer which is highly prized for its high viscosity and its neutral taste. It is a soluble fibre derived from the root of Konjac plant.

Konjac glucomannan powder can be used as a thickener for cakes, sauces, soups and even ice creams. It gives a smooth and silky consistent texture to ice creams.

Agar Gelling Powder - 50g

$5.00

Agar powder is a natural food gelling agent extracted from algae. It is colourless and odourless. 

Pure agar powder. Does not contain sugar or other fillers.