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Is fécule de mai vegan?

Fécule de mai is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is fécule de mai?

Fécule de mai, also known as cornstarch, is a fine, powdery starch made from the endosperm of corn kernels. It is a versatile ingredient that can be used as a thickener in sauces, gravies, and soups, as well as a binding agent in baked goods. Fécule de mai is a gluten-free alternative to flour and is often used in gluten-free baking. It has a neutral flavor and is translucent when cooked, making it ideal for use in clear sauces and custards. Fécule de mai is a staple ingredient in many cuisines around the world and is prized for its ability to create smooth, velvety textures in a variety of dishes.

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