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Is speisestärke vegan?

Speisestärke is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is speisestärke?

Speisestärke is a fine, white powder that is widely used in German and Austrian cuisine as a thickener for sauces, gravies, and soups. Also known as cornstarch, it is derived from corn and has a neutral taste and odor. Speisestärke is an essential ingredient in many baking recipes, helping to create light and fluffy cakes and pastries. It is also used as a coating for fried foods, providing a crisp and golden crust. With its versatility and ease of use, speisestärke is a pantry staple in many European households.

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