In What Forms is Edible Gelatine Available?
One form of gelatine is
Cut into rectangles with a pattern resulting from
the manufacturing process and elastic in its
movements, at first glance it looks more like a work
of art. Leaf gelatine can be portioned especially
well and easily and is used mostly in the household,
catering, bakeries and butchers.
Like all gelatines,
hydrolysates are pure collagen
proteins, but do not have any gelling strength. They
are especially soluble, even in cold liquids. They
act as a source of protein, a carrier, a means of
reducing common salt and enhancing flavour, a means
of clarifying drinks as well as collagen protein in
Drinkable gelatine is available in pharmacies and
health food stores.
are also soluble in cold water. They were specially
developed to prevent the heating of the gelatine
that is needed to dissolve it. It is often used to
stabilize foodstuffs such as gateaux, desserts and
other sweet and cold dishes.
Edible gelatine is also available in powder form.