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What is yeast

Yeast is a kind of microorganism, which can convert sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide. It is generally used to ferment flour products such as steamed bread, bread and biscuits and all kinds of beer. Yeast is generally divided into fresh yeast, active dry yeast and high active dry yeast.

When it comes to yeast, we are not strange at all. It is a necessary thing for us to make steamed bread. But what is yeast? In fact, yeast is a microorganism. Its main function is to convert sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide, which can make food more fluffy.

Yeast is usually used to ferment flour products such as steamed bread, bread and biscuits, which can improve the nutritional value of food. Yeast can also be used as additives for meat, jam, cheese and other products. In addition, yeast can also be used to brew beer and various drinks.

Yeast can be divided into fresh yeast, active dry yeast and high active dry yeast. The bread made by fresh yeast tastes the best, but fresh yeast is often used in commercial production. High active dry yeast is the most convenient yeast in life. Active dry yeast is very rare now.