Fillers or extenders ie soy protien

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Fillers or extenders ie soy protien

Postby sfobill » Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:45 pm

Being that soy protein is somewhat expensive is there any reason you can not use tofu instead?
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Re: Fillers or extenders ie soy protien

Postby DanMcG » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:03 am

I guess you could use tofu if you need a filler for your sausage, Soy Protein powder is use as a water binder and can be replaced with Non Fat Dried Milk.
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Re: Fillers or extenders ie soy protien

Postby wheels » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:28 pm

Tofu wouldn't do what soy protein is designed to do, so as Dan says. NO!

Tofu is about 7% protein (Sainsbury), whereas soy protein is anything up to 95%. The water holding capacities are far removed.

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Re: Fillers or extenders ie soy protien

Postby Snags » Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:14 am

Is it just a flour made from soy to bump the protien count cheaply and hold the fat in the skin?
If you wanted to could you just use a chick pea flour from an asian grocer (besan) ?
yet to take the plunge still researching
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Re: Fillers or extenders ie soy protien

Postby wheels » Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:13 pm

NFDM = non-fat dried milk powder - would be the normal substitute. Or even egg white.

In what context is this Sfobill?
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Re: Fillers or extenders ie soy protien

Postby sfobill » Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:22 pm

Thank you all. I now have my powdered milk.
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