Chemistry

Cooking and food Additives:

Additives make food last longer and look and taste better

 Food colours make food look more appetising

 Flavour enhancers bring out the tatse and smell of food without adding a taste of their own

 Antioxidants stop foo from reacting with oxygen therefore preserve food

 Emulsifiers help oil and water blend together in foods like salad and ice cream.

Emulsifiers: 

Made up of two parts, the hydropilic head likes water and the hydrophobic head hates the water, but likes the oil. 

When you shake oil and water together with a bit of emulsifier, the oil forms droplets, surrounded by a coating…

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