Guar Gum Questions
first, how bad are the bean gums in coconut ice creams? second, if i wanted to make my own coconut cream with coconut milk & rice syrup, how would i do that? do i need an ice cream maker, if so which brand?
I have had in the past some GI tract issues (I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, now in remission w/o medication, which I ascribe to gluten-free lifestyle), so I'm trying to avoid things that set it off. but high-fat or fermented dairy... (more)
In Belgium it is hard to find coconut milk without some additives. Even the organic brands add guar-gum. Do I need to worry about this? Some info on wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guar_gum), but I don't like the sound of: "Guar gum, also... (more)
I have been making a switch from dairy to coconut milk, and because I love yogurt, I tried making some yogurt from coconut milk. However, guar gum tends to bother me, so I was wondering if the fermentation process would also break down the guar... (more)