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Is maisstärke vegan?

Maisstärke is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is maisstärke?

Maisstärke, also known as cornstarch, is a fine, powdery substance made from the endosperm of corn kernels. It is a common ingredient in many types of cuisine, used as a thickening agent in soups, sauces, and gravies, as well as in baking to help create tender and fluffy cakes and pastries. Maisstärke is gluten-free and has a neutral flavor, making it a versatile ingredient in many dishes. It is also a popular alternative to wheat flour for those with gluten sensitivities. With its smooth texture and ability to thicken liquids without altering their taste, maisstärke is a kitchen staple for both professional chefs and home cooks alike.

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