Aquafaba, the vegan baking ingredient you must incorporate (recipe included) Aquafaba, the vegan baking ingredient you must incorporate (recipe included)

Aquafaba, the vegan baking ingredient you must incorporate (recipe included)

Aquafaba is the common name for the cooking liquid of beans and other legumes like chickpeas and it works as the perfect egg substitute.

If when you cook legumes you strain the cooking water, you have to know that you are wasting a great culinary ingredient named aquafaba.

This liquid shaping out to be the perfect egg replacer.

Dairy-free
The rise of vegan cuisine in recent years has fueled aquafaba in the field of gastronomy: it's a viscous and slightly thick liquid that is obtained by cooking or opening a can of legumes, especially chickpeas and beans or white peas.

It's the perfect substitute for eggs in this type of kitchen as it serves as a thickener, binder, as an emulsifier, foaming agent and gelatinizer.

Even water from packaged tofu and peas is aquafaba.

Low calorie
With such minimal nutritional content, the use of aquafaba makes it beneficial for individuals watching calories within their diet.

Equivalences

It's essential that the can has very few additives. So its nutritional value will be higher and the finished product healthier.

Aquafaba also gives mayo that extra texture.

Vegan Mayo with Aquafaba

What do you need?
- 2/3 cup aquafaba
- 1 tablespoon of mustard powder
- 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 2/3 to 1 cup of olive oil

Recipe: the liquid leftover in a can of chickpeas, which is blended with apple cider vinegar, mustard powder, and sea salt for flavor. Next comes an olive oil for creaminess and body, which is streamed in while mixing. For oil, avocado works too.

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