Category : Basics

Basics

What is Xanthan Gum and Why is it in Gluten Free Food?

What is Xanthan Gum?

For the best part of the last five years I have lived in Thailand. In Thailand, gluten free rice-based dishes are commonplace and ingredients are mostly purchased fresh everyday at ‘wet markets’.

Outside of big cities, western dishes are not so popular, and equally-so gluten-free alternatives simply don’t exist.

Whilst living in Thailand, I would rarely eat any gluten free breads or biscuits because my local supermarket didn’t stock them. I made do without.

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