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Wheat starch, also known as wheat starch, is one of the ingredients that appear very often in everyday dishes without you even knowing it. So what is wheat starch? What is the use of it, today with Cfis.edu.vn learn about this topic.
What is wheat flour?
Wheat flour is the starch of wheat flour . Flour, also known in English as wheat starch , is a fine, white and odorless powder. This type of flour has been completely gluten-free.
Due to the similar appearance, the flour is often confused by the sisters with roasted glutinous rice flour (plastic cake flour). Cfis.edu.vn will tell you some characteristics for you to distinguish these two types of powder:
Roasted glutinous rice flour (flexible cake flour) is slightly ivory in color, fragrant, rough to the touch and sticky to the hand.
Wheat starch is pure white in color, odorless and smooth to the touch.
What are the uses of wheat flour?
Wheat flour is actually the starch of wheat flour and they have a number of uses as follows:
Create toughness and improve color (white)
The flour when steamed will give the characteristic toughness and white color, so it is used to make cakes such as: dumpling, vermicelli, noodle soup, soup cake, …
Create crispy, spongy
Adding wheat flour to things such as pia cakes and sponge cakes will make them more open and spongy.
Create firmness for mung bean paste
The flour helps the mung bean paste when baked to retain its firmness without losing the delicious taste of the green beans.
Instructions on how to store flour ash
The way to preserve the flour is also very simple, you just need to put them in a spice jar or sealed plastic bag, in a cool place. Note that they should not be kept in the refrigerator because it will affect the quality of the dough.
Where can I buy flour and how much does it cost?
You can easily find them at markets, grocery stores, specialty bakeries and on the websites of online stores.
The reference price of wheat flour is about 60,000 VND/kg (this price may change over time and depending on the place of sale).
4 delicious dishes from wheat flour
Steamed shrimp shallot cake
With a fairly simple method, you can make steamed shrimp chives quickly in only about half an hour. The cake is made from wheat flour, potato flour, shrimp and some spices. This dish has a chewy crust, crispy shrimp taste, and a faint aroma of chives, very delicious.
Pho is often used for pho or other dishes. In just a few simple steps, you will immediately have batches of pure, chewy and fragrant white noodle soup. The secret to getting chewy and white noodles is to add flour, don’t forget.
Banh mi cake
Banh mi cake has a beautiful white color, fragrant cake with the smell of eggs and milk , making everyone want to eat it right away. The cake after making will be soft, spongy, and lightly sweet to eat.
Reference : How to make delicious, crispy and soft baked and steamed moon cakes at home
Dumplings are a famous dish of the Chinese people, modified by the Vietnamese by changing the filling according to each person’s taste. The cake has a tough and clear crust, the delicious taste of the filling is very pleasant.
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