A photo of gluten

Ever wondered what gluten looks like? 

I imagined it was something with horns, a pointy tail and sharp teeth (kind of how it feels when it gets into my stomach). I was wrong.

Here’s a
photo for you – it looks like stretchy chewing-gum. 

To demonstrate what
gluten looks like: combine 100g of flour with 75ml water. Knead the
dough into a ball. Wrap the dough in cheesecloth and rinse under water –
this removes the starch and other substances in the flour. What’s left
is gluten.

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