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10 Tips for Working with Agar Agar Powder
10 Tips for Working with Agar Agar Powder
  • agar agar
May 2, 2024

10 Tips for Working with Agar Agar Powder

Have you ever wanted to make your dishes look and taste amazing without using animal...
Unlocking the Secret of Konjac Gum - The Many Benefits in Your Recipes
Unlocking the Secret of Konjac Gum - The Many Benefits in Your Recipes - Cape Crystal Brands
  • Gums
July 28, 2023

Unlocking the Secret of Konjac Gum - The Many Benefits in Your Recipes

When it comes to cooking and baking, the pursuit of creating delicious and wholesome dishes...
Locust Bean Gum: A Versatile and Beneficial Ingredient in the Food Industry
Locust Bean Gum: A Versatile and Beneficial Ingredient in the Food Industry - Cape Crystal Brands
  • gums
July 25, 2023

Locust Bean Gum: A Versatile and Beneficial Ingredient in the Food Industry

In the ever-evolving world of food science and innovation, various natural ingredients are harnessed to...
Brief Origins of Agar Agar a Food Gum and Stabilizer
Brief Origins of Agar Agar a Food Gum and Stabilizer - Cape Crystal Brands
  • agar agar
December 17, 2022

Brief Origins of Agar Agar a Food Gum and Stabilizer

Agar-agar is a Malaysian name with a Japanese origin. Chinese settlers in the east Indies...
How to Use Guar Gum in Your Recipes
How to Use Guar Gum in Your Recipes - Cape Crystal Brands
  • agar agar
September 2, 2022

How to Use Guar Gum in Your Recipes

With Guar Gum in your kitchen pantry, creating gluten-free delicacies is no longer a hassle....
The Ultimate Guide for Using Xanthan Gum in Your Recipes
The Ultimate Guide for Using Xanthan Gum in Your Recipes - Cape Crystal Brands
  • cook books
August 12, 2022

The Ultimate Guide for Using Xanthan Gum in Your Recipes

If you check the label on any store-bought ice cream, bread, or salad dressing, chances...
How to Use Agar Agar in Your Cooking
How to Use Agar Agar in Your Cooking - Cape Crystal Brands
  • agar agar
July 10, 2022

How to Use Agar Agar in Your Cooking

So why would you want to use agar-agar in cooking? Well, Vegan, vegetarian, and halal...
How to Select the Perfect Gum for Any Recipe
How to Select the Perfect Gum for Any Recipe - Cape Crystal Brands
  • Gums
July 6, 2022

How to Select the Perfect Gum for Any Recipe

Because of the wide selection, cooks and chefs can be confused as to which gum...
The Importance of Gums, Emulsifiers, & Stabilizers
The Importance of Gums, Emulsifiers, & Stabilizers - Cape Crystal Brands
  • emulsifiers
June 27, 2022

The Importance of Gums, Emulsifiers, & Stabilizers

 As a foodie, chef, or cook, you probably already know just how important it is...

About CapeCrystal

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We are a specialty premium food ingredient supplier for cooks, chefs, and food producers throughout the USA and Canada. We offer such ingredients as agar agar, carrageenans, sodium alginate, tara, locust bean and many other gums, fruit powders and related items. We offer free cookbooks with many delicious and tasty recipes using our ingredients that you can download from our website.

Download FREE Cook Books

Cape Crystal Brands has created a number of interesting cookbooks you will not find anywhere else to provide some creative and delicious recipes from main meals to delectable deserts. The recipes incorporate Cape Crystal Brands specialty ingredients for added gastronomical creativity. Just click on the links below to download. Let us know your favorite creation. Between the 5 available cookbooks there are 200 delicious recipes. You are bound to find a family favorite here.

Click here to make your selection.