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curd

(kerd),
The coagulum of milk.

curd

(kĕrd) [ME]
Milk that has been curdled (usually by an acid such as vinegar or rennet). This produces a mass of casein, a dairy protein. Cottage cheese and paneer are both examples of curd.

curd

the solid component of MILK, that forms when milk coagulates (see COAGULATION), usually through the action of RENNIN, an ENZYME. Curd is made up of CASEIN and is used in cheese-making.
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The reduction at curdling point in microbial load was due to the extremely high temperature that inactivates the microorganisms [18, 19] similar reports of reduction in microbial load were made by [4, 5, 6].
This reduces the risk of curdling. Most custard sauces like creme anglaise should not exceed the temperature range of 180[degrees] to 185[degrees]F (82[degrees] to 85[degrees]C).
Sugar raises the temperature that the custard has to reach to thicken; some Latin desserts contain so much sugar you can almost boil the mixture without curdling it.
But it was the scream, which he too described as 'blood- curdling' which stood out in his mind.
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