5 facts about gelatin

Gelatin is a versatile ingredient in cooking: due to the lack of taste and smell, it can be used to prepare a variety of dishes.

1. Gelatin was known in the 15th century – a substance similar to white glue was made by digesting air bubbles of sturgeon. In 1845, engineer Peter Cooper received a patent for the industrial production of powdered gelatin, but this product was only widely known in 1885 thanks to the inventor Perpu Wate, who began to add flavors and dyes to the jelly, making him fabulously rich.

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