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Gluten graphic ATK visual

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RobynNZ

Gluten graphic ATK visual

Here's a link to a clip on the America's Test Kitchen site showing & comparing gluten washed from bread flour and gluten washed from cake flour. Worth watching if you've never tried this yourself.

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SylviaH

thanks for sharing RobynNZ.  The video shows an awful lot about gluten.  

Sylvia 

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PaddyL

I had no idea that gluten looked like that.  Is it the toughness that makes it undigestible for some people?

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cerevisiae

Actually, most people who have trouble with wheat have trouble with the gliaden protein, specifically, which is the part of gluten that gives it its extensibility.