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Preparation of Tomato Ketchup

Tomato ketchup is made by concentrating tomato juice or pulp without seeds and pieces of skin. Spices , salt, sugar, vinegar, onion, etc are added to the extent that it contains not less than 12 % tomato solids and 28 % total solids. Materials: Fully ripe deep coloured tomato fruits, …

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Preparation of Fruit Preserves

Those product in which the fruit retains its form and flavour with crispness when fully permeated with sugar syrup is termed as “Fruit Preserves” . A preserve is made from properly matured fruit, by cooking it whole or in large piece in a heavy syrup till it becomes tender and …

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Preparation of Candy

A fruit impregnated with cane sugar and glucose and subsequently drained and dried is called “Candied Fruit.” Tuti Fruiti is a candy like product prepared from raw papaya. Material: Raw papaya, Sugar, Citric Acid, Peeling knife, Cutting knife, Coring knife, etc. Procedure of Preparation of Candy: Raw papaya fruits were …

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How to Can Vegetables Using A Pressure Canner

Canning vegetables with a pressure canner is the safest way to preserve them. The high temperatures made possible inside the pressure canner insures the destruction of bacteria inside the jars. This bacteria, if not destoyed could cause the sometimes fatal illness of botulism. When canning vegetables in a pressure canner, …

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Learn How to Home Can Fruits From Your Garden

Fruits are generally canned using the boiling-water canner. However, some fruits can be canned with the pressure canner–like tomatoes and applesauce. One thing about canning fruit is that it tends to discolor while you are preparing them for canning. This can be prevented by adding some antidarkening agent(like Fruit Fresh) …

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Preparation of Kagzi Lime Juice

The pure fruit juice is natural juice pressed out of a fruit, and remains practically unaltered in its composition during its preparation and preservation. Material: Kagzi lime fruits, Wire basket, Muslin cloth, Lemon squeezer, knife, glass bottles, etc. Procedure: 1. Select fully ripe sound fruits, free from blemishes. 2. Wash …

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How to Make Jams and Jellies

If you have an abundance of fruit, you can make jam, jelly, or fruit butter. All require sugar and pectin. All fruit has natural pectin already inside, but some have more than others. That is why some fruits require that you add additional pectin in order to get it to …

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How to Make Pickles and Relishes

Pickling has been around for a long, long time. In fact, it was one of the first forms of preserving food. Long ago, man discovered that by putting food in containers of salt or vinegar, food would be kept for longer periods of time. Salt and vinegar inhibit the growth …

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Vitamins in milk

Fat soluble vitamins Vitamin A Whole milk contains some vitamin A, however levels in semi skimmed and skimmed milks are much lower. This is because vitamin A is dissolved within the milk fat fraction which is removed to varying levels when producing lower fat milk products. Vitamin A is required …

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