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Studying different culinary terms, learning and practicing recipes all the time. I am very passionate about food and family. I cook at work and at home.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Acid and Alkalis

Acid is substance having a sour or sharp flavor and alkali is a substance having a slightly soapy flavor. A substance's degree of acidity is measured on the pH scale, acids have a pH of 0 - 7 and alkalis is a substance having a pH of 7 - 14. Most foods are somewhat acidic. Foods generally referred to as acids include citrus juices, vinegar and wines. A few alkalis are olives and baking soda.