[Sca-cooks] powdered sugar question take 2
t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Sat Aug 26 05:42:05 PDT 2006
Albumen was used with lime and heat to clarify the cane juice in the early
stages of sugar making into the modern period. The lime is still used to
clarify the cane juice, but centrifugal extraction of molasses followed by
activated carbon filtering replaces the gravity extraction and albumen.
> Do you mean the albumen is used today? Or in period? Or both?
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