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Is y almidón de maíz vegan?

Y almidón de maíz is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is y almidón de maíz?

"Y almidón de maíz" is a versatile food ingredient commonly known as cornstarch. It is derived from the endosperm of corn kernels through a refining process. This fine white powder is a popular thickening agent in culinary applications and is often used to thicken sauces, soups, and gravies. Cornstarch is also a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour, making it an essential ingredient in gluten-free baking recipes. Its neutral flavor does not interfere with the taste of other ingredients, making it a favorite among food manufacturers. Additionally, cornstarch is often used to coat meats before frying, creating a crisp outer layer.

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