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Bicarbonate of Soda; The Multi-purpose Product

Bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) is an alkali used as a raising agent in full flavored cakes, cookies, ginger bread and a wide range of other baking recipes. Bicarbonate of soda is a pure leavening agent that needs to be mixed with moisture or any acidic ingredient for necessary chemical reaction to take place in order for food to rise. When sodium bicarbonate meets with heat, carbon dioxide gas is formed, thereby giving rise to the dough that is being baked.In addition to bicarbonate of soda being used as an agent in baking, it surprisingly has numerous other uses. You…

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