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Aquafaba

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Vegan Diet

    Diet based on vegetables, legumes and green leaves. It excludes foods such as meat, fish, mollusks, dairy products, eggs, honey and their by-products.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Aquafaba

Method

  • Add the chickpeas in a large bowl and cover them with plenty of water. Allow 8 hours for them to soak. Your bowl should be large enough as the chickpeas will double in volume.
  • After 8 hours, drain the chickpeas and discard the water.
  • Transfer the chickpeas into a pot and add 1 liter of water. Optionally, add another 500 g water in case the chickpeas are not completely covered.
  • Place the pot over high heat until the water starts boiling. Then, lower the heat to medium-low and with a slotted spoon, skim off the foam.
  • Simmer for 45-55 minutes until the chickpeas are tender.
  • Place a colander over a clean pot.
  • Drain the chickpeas and keep the water. Set the chickpeas aside, inside a bowl.
  • Transfer the pot with the water over medium heat and boil for 15 minutes until about half of the water is evaporated.
  • Remove the pot from the heat and let the aquafaba cool well. As it will be cooling down, it will look more and more like egg white, in texture.
  • Optionally, if you beat the aquafaba in the mixer with the whisk attachment at high speed for 4-5 minutes, you will have a thick vegan meringue.
  • You can store the aquafaba in your refrigerator for 3 days, inside a bowl with a lid.
  • You can use the boiled chickpeas to make hummus, a salad, or any other recipe that you like.
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