random food facts by @ShSerad part 6

Posted on October 12, 2010

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#TeaTime. Green tea is Green because it is not fermented.

Green #Tea, Black Tea & #Oolong Tea made from the same plant : Camelia Sinensis.

All #Teas contain the potent antioxidants known as polyphenols.

In the stone age, people didn’t need to find #salt. They were hunting a lot of food, especially red meat, which has plenty of #salt.

salt was used to preserve all different kinds of #Food, because at that time there were no refrigerator.

The Egyptians used #salt to preserve mummies.

#Jasmine Tea did not become popular in #China until the Song Dynasty (960-1270 AD)

#Jasmine‘s name is derived from the #Persia “Yasmin”, meaning a fragrant flower.

#Jasmine has been thought of as the “Queen of Flowers” since ancient times.

This is the leaves and stems of the #Coriander plant, called : #Cilantro. http://plixi.com/p/49344637

#Cilantro is a member of #Carrot family, and also referred to a #Chinese #Parsley.

#Cilantro is one of the main ingredients in the #salsa, #Mexican Food.

The #olive tree was cultivated in 6,000 BC. It takes 5-8 yrs before an #olive tree will bear its fruit.

#olive #oil contains no #Cholesterol.

You can fry with #olive oil. It contains high amounts of #Antioxidants.

#olive oil is extracted by pressing or crushing #Olives. #olive oil comes in different varieties.

1. Extra virgin #olive oil: considered the best, least processed, comprising the oil from the 1st pressing of the #Olives.

2. Virgin #olive oil : from the second pressing #Olives.

3. Pure #olive oil : undergoes some processing, such as filtering and refining #Olives.

4. Extra light #olive oil: undergoes considerable processing and only retains a very mild olive flavor.

There are two species of #Coffee plant: #Arabica and #Robusta.

Black #Coffee with no #Sugar contains no calories.

The Coffee belt refers to the region in the equator where most #Coffee trees are grown.

In #Europe, at first, the #Coffee was known as Arabian Wine.

The most expensive #Coffee in the world is called #KopiLuwak. Also known as #Civet #Coffee.

#Civet Coffee/#KopiLuwak is made from #Coffee berries that hv been eaten&passed through the digestive tract of the Asian Palm Civet (Luwak).

#Coffee was first mentioned in literature by Rhazes, an Arabian physician.

#Pengawet tergolong #ZatAditif/Bahan Tambahan Pangan (#BTP).

#ZatAditif makanan adlh zat2 yg ditambahkan pd makanan selama proses produksi, pengemasan/ penyimpanan.

Tujuan ditambahkan #ZatAditifMakanan adlh 1. agar mutu kestabilan makanan tetap terjaga.

2. mempertahankan nilai gizi yg mungkin rusak/hilang selama proses pengolahan. #ZatAditifMakanan

#ZatAditifMakanan ada yg berasal dari alam yaitu tumbuh2an dan buatan (sintesis).

Macam2 #FoodAdditives/#ZatAditifMakanan :1. #ZatPewarna : bahan yg ditambahkan ke makanan utk beri warna pd makanan, agar lebih menarik.

Contoh zat #Pewarna alami : pandan : hijau, karamel : coklat hitam. Contoh zat warna sintesis : eritrosit : merah, hijau FCF : hijau

#ZatAditifMakanan 2. Penyedap rasa dan aroma (flavour enhancer): zat yg dapat menambahkan rasa dan aroma pada makanan.

3. Zat pemanis buatan: ditambahkan utk bantu pertajam rasa manis. Contoh: Sakarin, aspartam. #ZatAditifMakanan

4 #Pengawet: zat ini dpt mencegah/menghambat fermentasi, pengasaman/penguraian terhadap makanan yg disebabkan oleh bakteri. #ZatAditifMakanan

5. #antioksidan : zat untuk encegah atau menghambat oksidasi. Contoh: vit E, asam askorbat

6. #Pengental :zat utk mengentalkan makanan. Contoh: agar2, gelatine. #ZatAditifMakanan

#ZatAditifMakanan yg berlebihan, tdk sesuai dosis dapat menimbulkan efek samping seperti gatal2, kerusakan ginjal, dll.

Thank you🙂 RT @nessayu: Angkak: merah, kulit buah naga/Rosella: merah muda #Pewarna alami.

#FoodFacts, Temperature can affect your appetite.

#TeaTime. Store your tea in a cool, dry, dark place, preferably in an opaque tin/jar.

Store the #Tea no longer than a year to prevent spoilage, loss of flavor #TeaTime.

Enak buah #Matoa RT @IndraJPiliang: Buah Matoa, asal Papua. #SavePapuahttp://plixi.com/p/50048983

Rasa #Matoa spt rambutan & kelengkeng. Manis.

 

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