Origin: It is a white powder that is rich in calcium salts. It is flavourless, soluble in cold liquids, and can be used with acids, high alcohol or fatty mediums.
Application: Calcium lactate gluconate is ideal for molecular gastronomy Reverse Spherification (create spheres with liquid centre and a delicate gel membrane). It can be used with many mediums and is particularly well-suited to liquids with high calcium or alcohol content making it perfect for cocktails or dairy products such as milk or yogurt. It forms a thicker membrane enabling better handling and storage. Calcium Lactate Gluconate is even better than Calcium Lactate to keep the flavour and consistency of the main ingredient without alteration. If you are replacing Calcium Lactate with Calcium Lactate Gluconate in a recipe, use double the amount.
Available in 50g or 65g jar.