F.6 Texture

The texture of a food depends on its _________ ____________, such as hardness and elasticity.
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What are the two types of liquid-gas systems?1) Foams 2) AerosolsDescribe a foam:Consist of gas bubbles trapped in a liquid medium example: whipped creamDescribe an aerosol:Consist of liquid droplets suspended in a gas (responsible for many smells of food and cooking)The densities of the different components of the system combined with _____________ result in a very slow separation of the components.gravityWhat are systems that do not separate called?colloidsWhy don't colloids separate?Because the suspended particles are often electrically charged and repel each other.