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EDIBLE GOLD LEAF
What is edible gold leaf made of? Gold Chef culinary gold leaf is a high-quality Italian product made exclusively from 24K gold and 23K gold. The raw material is responsibly sourced and is certified by TÜV Rheinland.
Edible gold leaf is biologically inert, has no taste and is so thin that it is not perceptible on the palate.
PROFESSIONAL AND INDUSTRIAL USE
For the retail food trade, gold leaf is available in two fine types of packaging. You can choose between displays with 14 booklets of five 50×50 mm leaves each and 12 booklets of five larger 80×80 mm leaves.
Used in food since ancient times, leaf is the perfect variety of edible gold for decorating large surfaces of uniform height, such as cakes and risottos. Applied whole or cut into sections, edible gold leaf is ideal for fine pastries and for complementing the creations of great chefs
Traditionally devoted to purely artisanal use culinary gold leaf can also be used to sumptuously embellish industrial food products. Buy wholesale. Upon request, we can customize the specific weight, size, alloy and packaging of the product, in order to adapt it to your production requirements.
Edible 23K and 24K gold leaf for recipes
Real gold leaf is edible and certified as a food product because it is manufactured in compliance with GMP (General Manufacturing Purpose) regulations in the Giusto Manetti Battiloro plant in Campi Bisenzio, Italy, which is approved for food production under Health Authorization no. CE IT AAE 090 5. All Gold Chef products comply with Italian and European legal standards. Edible gold leaf sheets and other varieties of edible gold are also certified for use in Kosher cuisine and contain no gluten or raw materials of animal origin.
For first courses, main courses, side dishes, cakes, drinks and for desserts: food grade gold leaf is ideal for any recipe, depending on the inspiration of the chef. A famous dish which reintroduced the use of culinary gold is the saffron risotto with edible gold leaf by master chef Gualtiero Marchesi. A dish in the Milanese tradition, reinterpreted with edible gold leaf covering the uniform surface of the rice, allowing the texture of the grains underneath to show through, creating a unique texture.
In addition to savory dishes, edible gold leaf can also be used to decorate desserts: star chef Vito Mollica gently places 23K and 24K Gold Chef culinary gold leaf on his raspberry macarons with white mint ice cream.
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