Asked in Cooking Times and Temperatures
Cooking Times and Temperatures
At what temperature is yeast the most active?
Asked in Mycology or Fungi
What happens when you mix dry yeast with warm water?
warm water - yeast needs warm water to become active. suger is the yeast's food .it gives the yeast the energy it needs to grow. cold water - the cold water kills the yeast (kind of) normal room temperature - the yeast just becomes in active and doesn't react ...
Asked in Baker's Yeast
What is the difference between compressed yeast and dry yeast?
dry yeast does not become active until it is in contact with water fresh yeast is active all of the time ...
Asked in Recipes
Recipe calls for 1.5 ounces of compressed yeast what is the equivalent in active dry yeast?
1 (6-ounce) cube or cake of compressed yeast (also know as fresh yeast) = 1 package of active dry yeast 1 package active dry yeast = about 2 1/4 teaspoons = 1/4 ounce Therefore, 1.5 ounces of compressed yeast = 1/16 of an ounce of active dry yeast or 1/4 of the package of active dry yeast. ...
Asked in Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry
What are two types of fermentation called?
top: yeast floats on top of vat bottom: yeast sinks to bottom of vat warm: yeast is most active at room temperature, so vat is not cooled - warm brewed beers and ales are best when served at room temperature (british ales are warm brewed) cold: yeast is most active at low temperature, so vat is kept cold - cold brewed beers and ales are best when served refrigerated (lager beers are cold brewed) alcohol: converts sugars to alcohol, performed mostly by yeast acidic: converts...
Asked in Beer and Brewing, Baking, Baker's Yeast
What is instant dry yeast?
Instant yeast is another type of dry yeast that was introduced after active dry yeast in the 1970s. It is made using a similar process as active dry yeast, although is dried more quickly. As you can see, this yeast is also milled into finer particles. Because of this, it dissolves faster and activates quickly. But unlike active dry yeast, instant yeast doesn't have to be proofed first; it can be mixed straight into the dry ingredients with the same result. This yeast...
Asked in Ingredient Substitutions, Baker's Yeast
Can a person substitute compressed yeast for dry active yeast?
If by compressed yeast you mean fresh yeast the answer is yes. You use half as much. So if it calls for 1oz fresh yeast you would use 1/2oz dry active. ...
Can you substitute dry yeast for cake yeast?
Yes, you can. Typical dry yeast packing includes 3 packets of yeast. Each one is equivalent to one cake of yeast. Be careful to follow the package directions for the appropriate temperature of the liquid that will make the yeast active. Older recipes sometimes refer to a "large" cake of yeast; that is equivalent to all three packets. ...
How much instant yeast 7 grams active dry yeast?
1 teaspoon instant (bread machine) yeast = 1 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast. 1 teaspoon active dry yeast = 3/4 teaspoon instant yeast. 1 package instant yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons or 7 grams) = 1 1/4 package active dry yeast (2 4/5 teaspoons or almost 9 grams). Hope this helps! ...
Asked in Science
Why the yeast active in soda but not active in water?
Yeast is a living organism and thus requires nutrition. In soda, there are sugars and other nutrients not present in water which promote the growth of yeast. ...