Meechun Lye Water 500ml
Lye water, also known as kansui, is a food grade potent liquid alkaline – a food grade potassium carbonate solution. Lye water gives ramen noodles their distinctive yellow colour, and whippy texture while helping to prevent the noodles from disintegrating in the broth.
Lye water is also used in Chinese cooking, in moon cakes to help them produce a richer brown surface during cooking and in Chinese century eggs by soaking them in a lye-salt brine. Lye is also used to make Eastern European breads, pretzels and bagels.
Lye water is used to raise the PH of the dough (neutralise the acid in the syrup). It also helps to gain an appetising brown colour after baking and a fluffy tender texture.Buy Meechun Lye Water 500ml now at Md-Store, the biggest Asian Online Grocery Store in Germany.
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