Organic St Johns Bread Solid Extract (SE)
The pod of a tree native to the Mediterranean, St. John’s Bread--also known as carob or locust bean--is a mild and naturally sweet or honey-flavored fruit of a flowering evergreen tree. With a similar shape and form to that of a tamarind pod, St. John’s Bread has been used for centuries as an ingredient in foods and beverages or enjoyed on its own as a snack. St. John’s Bread is often used as a chocolate substitute in foods found in health food stores. St. John’s Bread can oftentimes be found in powdered form, chips, syrups, or solid extracts like this one. Best Flavors Organic St. John’s Bread Solid Extract shares in the same flavor of St. John’s Bread pods, but in an easy-to-use solid extract form. When first beginning to use Organic St. John’s Bread Solid Extract, it’s important to remember that this flavor is highly concentrated, so even the smallest application is bound to go a very long way. And, because each of your recipes will be quite different from the next, there is no exact amount or ratio to use simply because recipes will inevitably vary from one customer to the next. Best Flavors does, in fact, suggest to begin by using a only a very small amount, tasting the outcome, and then determining if it is the correct amount, if you need to add more, or if you need to start over again with a smaller amount. Simply put, it’s easier to add more than it is to take away. It’s additionally beneficial to take copious notes during this process, so you have a written record of your exact recipes and the amounts of each ingredient you use.