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caramelize

[′kär·mə‚līz]
(food engineering)
To convert sugar or the sugar content of a food into a caramel or a caramellike substance.
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Effects of temperature and pH on the kinetics of caramelization, protein cross-linking and Maillard reactions in aqueous model systems.
The pathological effect of microcirculatory protein glycation is a stiffening of the capillaries throughout the affected organ--actually a caramelization of the microvascular skeleton within the organ involved.
"The process of cooking and caramelization will bring out the onions' natural sweetness, and you will maximize your intake of beneficial compounds," she says.
"I think this is true to the style, has some caramelization, a deep maltiness, so rich that is almost seems like a decoction mash."
"The caramelization is off the charts," Terry says of his unique waffles.
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Also, small amounts of caramelization may occur in the process.
Mottram spent decades investigating meat flavor and in particular the Maillard reaction, the caramelization of carbohydrates that releases hundreds or thousands of compounds during cooking.
More specifically, the program will examine caramelization and how maple sugars participate in the Maillard reaction, the combination of amino acids and reducing agents that yields the desirable flavour of browned foods such as seared meats or pan-fried dumplings.
"The mature agaves are slowly cooked at low heat to assure the caramelization of all their sugar.
Methylglyoxal formation was performed by carbohydrate decomposition during caramelization of mono- oligo- and polysaccharides (glucose dextrin 15 and starch) (Homoki-Farkas et al.