Tofu Based Buttermilk Alternative
Milk fat varies in amount and composition according to the breed species feed and lactation time of which feed being a major factor. Fat is distributed in globules as triglycerides (98-99 %) fat globule membrane in combination with phoshpholipids and lipoprotein (0.2 to 1.0 %) and also as free fatty acids cholesterol and phospholipids in the serum. Phospholipids These contain phosphorus in their molecules in addition to the fatty acids and glycerol; they also contain a nitrogenous base. Principally milk phospholipids are the Lecithin Cephalin and Sphingomyelin. Though fat-soluble they are hydrophilic and imbibe large quantity of water and swell. They are used as antioxidants for fat rich dairy products. Vitamins Various vitamins present in milk are as follows.
Udder infection promotes an increased level of chloride in the milk and depresses the secretion of lactose. Proteins Milk protein is a rich source of essential amino acids. Whey proteins are proteins that are passed along with the whey portion after the coagulation of milk. They contain 51% essential amino acids when compared to 45% in casein. The sulphur containing amino acids which are considered essential and important are found in higher concentration in whey protein than in casein. Usually the quality of egg proteins are regarded as very high. But the net protein utilization biological value and the protein efficiency ratio of milk protein come neck in neck with the quality of egg protein. Lactalbumin a whey protein whose biological value net protein utilization and protein efficiency ratio is considered superior when compared to the major milk protein casein. Normally double the quantum of vegetable protein is required to meet the daily requirement of essential amino acids when compared to that obtained from the milk proteins.
You can reduce your risk by initially setting a limit of $10 rather than $20 but if you are not comfortable with a little risk and taking a small loss of some of the bottles you buy then this is a sub-niche you should avoid. Here are some additional general hints & tips to remember when purchasing these bottles...Never buy a bottle that has any chips or cracks no matter how small or seemingly insignificant. The condition of the Pyro-Glaze design is extremely important - avoid any bottles that have chipped faded or scratched Pyro-Glaze as well. These bottles were to be used and then returned to the dairy where they were cleaned and reused. After extended use and cleaning some developed numerous small scratches to the glass. You should avoid bottles that exhibit severe scratching.