What is Xatana Gum?
Xatana is an ally to improve the texture of your recipes and add extra volume. It is obtained from the fermentation of corn. It is a very common ingredient used in confectionery and bakery.
To increase the volume and achieve a creamier texture, it is only necessary to add a small amount to obtain its multiple benefits. It increases the satiety index and improves intestinal transit.
Each unit contains 300 grams of Xatana.
What are its properties?
Source of fibre and improves intestinal transit.
- It is an ally to avoid constipation as xatana is a source of soluble fibre.
Increases volume and texture in recipes.
- To increase the volume of certain preparations or to achieve a better texture in mousses, meringues, cakes, etc. When combined with water or other liquid, it acts as a thickener and texturiser.
Properties as a thickener.
Increases the volume of recipes and increases the satiety of the food with which it has been combined. It can be used in both hot and cold recipes. The result in texture will be the same.
Properties in relation to glucose.
- It has the ability to slow down the rate of blood sugar absorption.
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians. It is obtained from the fermentation of corn starch. It is also suitable for coeliacs.
How to use Xatana?
It is ideal to include in mousse recipes, together with protein as a dessert, ice cream or milkshakes, meringues etc. as well as to thicken homemade sauces and breads.
It is recommended to try different amounts until the desired thickness or texture is achieved. A very small amount (1-2 grams) is required for thickening.