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Half as sweet as sugar, with a distinct 'malty' taste. Dark brown, thick and sticky. Produced from sprouted barley. When seeds sprout, some of the carbohydrates get converted to simple sugars.
Brown rice syrup is a sweetener derived fby cooking rice with enzymes (usually cultured from dried barley sprouts). It is only twenty percent as sweet as regular sugar.
When Brown Sugar is called for in a recipe, you know that the result will be not only sweet, but rich in flavors and rustic. Brown sugar's homey-ness conjures images of Grandma's kitchen, breakfast pastries on winter mornings, rich and sweet. This is...
Date sugar is a complex cabrohydrate that takes longer to digest, thus releasing it's energy more slowly over time into the body.
Fructose is found naturally in tree fruits, honey, some root vegetables like beets, and in other foods. However, in commercial food products, it appears as high fructose corn syrup. It is found in many sodas.
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Sugar has been produced in the Indian subcontinent since ancient times. Sugar refinement in India dates back to at least 500 B.C. Although there are many types of sugars (glucose, fructose, maltose), sucrose is the one most commonly used. Before sugar...
Most white sugar comes from either beets or sugar cane. Honey was the main sweetener before refined sugar became available. There are many sugar substitutes including artificial sweeteners, fructose, sucrose, xylitol, stevia, corn syrup, agave syrup,...
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