What is seitan?

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Seitan is wheat based mock meat that originated in China when monks went about creating a meat-free alternative to duck meat. The exact production method of seitan if often regarded as an industry secret. However, what is known is that seitan is a mix of two types of proteins; gliadins and glutenins, which are insoluble in water. During processing, the L-cysteine residues of the glutenin molecules form disulphide bonds which result in the formation of...
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