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Everything You Should Know About Crispit

Chefs all around the world strive for perfection. They work day and night to get the perfect taste for their start dish. They go through years of training just to present their plate in a way that’s appetizing and appealing to the diner. But this road to beautiful looking and tasting food isn’t always easy.

One of the most challenging phases for a new chef is to perfect their battle. Whether its fish and chips or the plain old fried chicken, everyone is looking for that secret ingredient that will help them turn their soggy batter into one that’s crispy and perfect in taste.

If you’re in the same boat, count your luck because you’ve found the best solution in the form of Crispit.


What Is Crispit?
Crispit is the product of a natural fiber that is designed to produce extra crunch for your fried foods. It is guaranteed to take your dish up a notch because it soaks up all the liquid and results in a crispier than expected coating. Moreover, because the special ingredient has no taste or color, you don’t have to worry about the quality or look of the end product.

Because Crispit is made from a natural fiber, there’s no need for you to think of it as some kind of an additive or something similar. Crispit can also be sprinkled on sauces and cheese and will soak up the excess water to get the desired consistency.

This special ingredient can be used in pies with 3 liquid layers or something with equal consistency to get that ideal cover we’re all looking for when baking pies or frying foods.


Using Crispit
Crispit is ideal for young and progressive chefs because it gives your dish the extra crunch without changing the flavor profile. All you need to do is to replace approximately 40% of your flour content with Crispit, fry at medium-high flame, and viola, you’ll be presenting your diner with the crunchiest food they have ever tasted.

Crispit can be used to coat virtually any ingredients from proteins to vegetables. It can be added to batters without changing the flavor and this means that the people tasting the dish will be surprised at what they’re eating.

Crispit isn’t available in a lot of variety, this is why it is essential that you buy from a manufacturer who you can trust for quality.

Everything You Should Know About Crytex
When you first start out with cooking, you make mistakes that often turn the dish into something that’s inedible. There’s rarely anyone who can claim that their very first plate of food was perfect. Unless of course they are born into a family of good cooks. Even then, you would need the advice and suggestions of elders who spent years perfecting their dishes.

While there’s a range of blunders you can make in the kitchen, one of the most common things you’ll see happening is the kitchen are errors with thickeners. While home chefs know only of flour, corn flour, or starch as thickening agents, seasoned chefs know that there are a lot more you can use.

One such special ingredient that has been derived from corn starch is Crytex.

What is Crytex?
Crytex, in the simplest of terms, is a modified corn starch that can be defined as gum or thickener. This special ingredient has been specially designed to provide a firm texture and structure to products, without the need for hydration and cooking.

The beauty of Crytex is that it cannot just be added to thicken sauces and give structure to other products, but can even be added to batters to a crunchier product on the plate. The ingredient acts as a protective barrier against oil in batters and results in an oil-free, extra-crisp covering that will be appreciated by one and all.

To make fruit or vegetable tuiles that have a flexible, glass-like texture, use the Crytex with Isomalt, and you’ll end up with a beautiful looking element for your plating.

Using Crytex In Cooking
Depending on the recipe and the formula you are using, it is recommended that you use no more than 1% of Crytex in any particular dish. While you might need to adjust the quantity according to the consistency you’re looking for, 1% is the recommended dosage.

Unlike other corn starches or gums and thickeners, Crytex has no taste or color. This means that the special ingredient won’t change the flavor profile or look of the dish and both you and the taster will be happy with the result.

Crytex can be used in batter coatings, fruit or vegetable chips, and glass-like tuiles and is guaranteed to enhance the appearance of your dish by at least 10x.

While a variety of thickeners are available on the market, one as versatile as Crytex is a rare find.

So, make sure you add this to your list of pantry items.


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