Steamed Breads: Ingredients, Processing, and Quality provides an overview of all aspects of steamed bread and steamed bun technology. A valuable resource for those interested in the practical, technical, scientific, and historical aspects of the subject. Topics that are covered include classification of the different types of steamed bread, flour quality requirements, ingredients, traditional and modern production methods, bread faults and solutions, storage, food safety, nutrition, and future trends.
Steamed bread and filled steamed buns or mantou are the staple food in the wheat growing areas of China. Around 50% of all flour consumed in China is used to produce steamed breads. They have recently spread to other Asian countries and are now eaten around the world. The current state of relevant research knowledge about steamed bread in Asia and throughout the world is described. The first comprehensive reference on the topic, Steamed Breads provides a complete overview of this important wheat-based Asian food of value to cereal scientists and researchers, wheat marketers and breeders, and Asian food and steamed bread manufacturers.
- Provides the first comprehensive reference on steamed breads and steamed buns
- Features input from authors who are leading experts in steamed bread technology and pioneers in steamed bread research
- Contains important information on the ingredients, processing, and quality of this staple food of China, which is gaining popularity around the world
- Includes classification of the different types of steamed bread, flour quality requirements, ingredients, traditional and modern production methods, bread faults and solutions, storage, food safety, nutrition, and future trends