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yeast

 [yēst]
any of various unicellular, nucleated, usually rounded fungi that reproduce by budding; some are fermenters of carbohydrates, and a few are pathogenic for humans.
brewer's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, used in brewing beer, making alcoholic liquors, and baking bread.
dried yeast dried cells of any suitable strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, usually a by-product of the brewing industry; used as a natural source of protein and B-complex vitamins.

dried yeast

the dry cells of a suitable strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae; brewers' dried yeast, debittered brewers' dried yeast, or primary dried yeast are the sources of dried yeast; it contains not less than 45% of protein, and in 1 g not less than 0.3 mg of nicotinic acid, 0.04 mg riboflavin, and 0.12 mg thiamin hydrochloride; used as a dietary supplement.

dried yeast

(drīd yēst)
Cells of a suitable strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae; brewers' dried yeast, debittered brewers' dried yeast, or primary dried yeast are the sources of dried yeast; it contains not less than 45% of protein, and in 1 g not less than 0.3 mg of nicotinic acid, 0.04 mg riboflavin, and 0.12 mg thiamin hydrochloride; used as a dietary supplement.

yeast

a general term including unicellular, nucleated, usually rounded fungi that reproduce by budding; some are fermenters of carbohydrates, and a few are pathogenic for animals. See also mastitis.

yeast artificial chromosome
cloning vectors developed for the cloning of large (200-500 kbp) DNA fragments; YAC libraries permit the cloning of large genes with their flanking regulatory sequences as well as families of contiguous genes. They are difficult to work with and have the further disadvantage that the cloned sequences are unstably retained.
brewer's yeast
Saccharomyces cerevisiae used in brewing beer, making alcoholic liquors, and baking bread. See also dried yeast (below).
dried yeast
dried cells of any suitable strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, usually a by-product of the brewing industry; used as a natural source of protein and B-complex vitamins.
yeast two-hybrid system
an experimental technique for identifying genes whose protein product interacts with another particular protein of interest.
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DOUGHBALLS 300g strong white flour 1 tsp dried yeast 1 tsp fine salt Pinch caster sugar 60 ml olive oil Approx 200 ml warm water In a large bowl mix together the flour, yeast, salt and sugar, and make a well in the middle.
I've used dried yeast, simply because it's the easiest to find in shops, but you could use fresh yeast.
Emma's daily bread recipe Ingredients 1' lb strong bread flour, a mixture of white, wholemeal, granary, spelt 2 tsp salt, use a good rock salt 1 sachet/ 7g dried yeast 50g sugar, white, golden, brown, honey, molasses or syrup which is my favourite 50g olive oil, vegetable oil, or a mixture of vegetable oil and walnut oil 3/4 pint warm water Optional - chopped nuts, whole nuts, seeds, raisins, prunes, apricots, bran - mix and match to suit Optional - add a teaspoon of cinnamon, ginger, all spice, the flavour is subtle .
On May 18, 2011, board of directors of Angel Yeast, the largest producer of dried yeast and yeast extract in China, offically passed a resolution to set up a new plant for high activity dried yeast production in Liuzhou City in Guangxi Autonomous Region.
Angel Yeast to establish new plant for dried yeast production in Liuzhou City
INGREDIENTS (Makes approx 12) 450g strong white bread flour 1 sachet (usually 7g) of quick-action dried yeast 10g salt 400g warm milk 300g warm water 5g (1tsp) baking powder Butter for greasing and serving METHOD Put the flour into a mixing bowl, sprinkle in the yeast and the salt and thoroughly combine.
INGREDIENTS 500g strong white bread flour 5g powdered dried yeast 1 tsp salt 325ml warm water 1-2 tbsp olive oil 4-6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced Handful fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped 8 cherry tomatoes, chopped Sea salt 1 In a bowl, mix the flour, yeast, 1 tsp salt and water together to form a sticky dough.
Ingredients 300g strong white bread flour, plus extra to dust 1tsp mixed spice 25g cold unsalted butter, cut into cubes, plus extra to grease 50g caster sugar Finely grated zest of 1/2 lemon 7g sachet of fast action dried yeast
INGREDIENTS: For the pizza dough: 250g strong white bread flour 5g salt 20g caster sugar 5g fast-action dried yeast 30g unsalted butter, cut into small cubes 180ml water For the plum topping: 100g dark brown muscovado sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground star anise Finely grated zest of 1 orange 2 tbsp semolina 1kg firm, slightly under-ripe plums, stoned and halved, or quartered if large 15g unsalted butter, cut into small pieces METHOD: With its generous filling encased in a lightly sweetened and enriched dough, this gorgeous fruit pizza makes an impressive centrepiece.
Whisk the dried yeast with the warmed milk, add the egg yolk, a knob of soft butter and whisk the mixture with the flour and baking powder to form a smooth batter.
Basic loaf - makes one large family loaf Ingredients 750g/1' lb strong flour 2 tsp salt 1 sachet of dried yeast 3/4 pint warm water Good slurp of olive oil Method In a large bowl add all the dry ingredients and using your hand fold in the warm water.
Dried yeast is stronger and more concentrated and keeps for up to a year, whereas fresh yeast lasts just a few days in the fridge.