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  1. Carbonated water — 2017-11-21 13:06:44
    … Water with Fixed Air**. The paper described a means of chemical carbonation by dripping vitriol (sulphuric acid) into powdered chalk (calcium carbonate) producing **CO2 gas**. This gas was then infused into agitated water, inducing a reaction …
  2. Salicylic acid — 2017-07-24 10:14:37
    … title="Edward Stone Plaque" width="" }} He experimented by gathering and drying a pound of willow bark and creating a powder. Stone gave powdered willow bark over several years to about 50 people complaining of agues or fevers; it was successfu…
  3. Horlicks — 2017-07-08 21:35:20
    …s operational in 1908. The entire project cost £28,800 and by 1969, the extended factory produced 30 million pounds of powder a year. In 1945 British Horlicks company bought the American Horlicks out. == Worldwide == In 1935 a factory was bui…
  4. Custard — 2017-07-05 10:42:29
    …egoryFood]] Alfred Bird was born in Nympsfield, [[Gloucestershire]], [[England]] in 1811. He invented **Bird's Custard Powder** in 1837. He was a food manufacturer and pharmacist. He set up a chemist's shop in Birmingham in 1837. {{Image url="P…
    …trying to find a way of formulating an egg free custard for his wife. After much experimenting he found that cornflour powder would thicken to form a custard-like sauce when mixed with milk and heated. {{Image url="BirdsCustard.jpg" class="rig…
    …s Custard" width="300" }} He formed **'Alfred Bird and Sons Ltd'** and later went on to create a formula for [[baking_powder | Baking powder]], blancmange powder, jelly powder, and egg substitute. {{Image url="AlfredBirdPlaque.jpg" class="left"…
  5. Portland Cement — 2017-06-15 01:37:39
    …is kitchen the inventor heated a mixture of finely ground limestone and clay in his stove and ground the mixture into a powder to create a hydraulic cement that hardened with the addition of water. {{Image url="Portlandcement.jpg" title="Portland…
    …wet. The wet mixture was to be dried and crushed and then calcined in a vertical kiln and finally the calcine was to be powdered. /* event_date="21 October 1824" Portland cement is patented */ He obtained the patent for Portland cement on 21 O…
  6. Fire Extinguisher — 2017-06-01 10:14:02
    …re of a 'sledge hammer' approach. It consisted of a cask of fire-extinguishing liquid containing a pewter chamber of gunpowder. This was connected with a system of fuses which were ignited, exploding the gunpowder and scattering the solution. The…
  7. Chocolate Bar — 2017-05-19 15:06:38
    …type="book" items="1492275085" }}>> ::cl:: Fry used a Watts steam engine to help grind the cocoa beans to a much finer powder than had previously been achieved. The machine could not only grind more thoroughly but it could output greater amounts…
  8. Vacuum Flask — 2017-05-02 15:07:40
    …ordite == Dewar is also the joint inventor of cordite with **Sir Frederick Abel** in **1889**. The disadvantage of gunpowder was that it gave away the location of the gunman with a smoke signal. Cordite is a smokeless propellant to replace gun…
    powder as a military propellant. Cordite was used for large weapons, such as tank guns, artillery and naval guns. It was also …
  9. Banoffi Pie — 2016-05-24 14:24:02
    …rtcrust pastry 1.5 tins condensed milk (13.5 ounces each) 1.5 pounds firm bananas 375ml of double cream Half a teaspoon powdered instant coffee 1 dessertspoon caster sugar A little freshly ground coffee **Preparation** ~- Preheat the oven to gas…
  10. Baking Powder — 2016-05-17 17:19:17
    …ought to find a simple raising agent for making bread and pastries without the need for yeast. This formula for baking powder is essentially the same as is used in modern baking powders today. {{Image url="AlfredBirdPlaque.jpg" class="left" titl…
    …e="Alfred Bird Plaque" width="220" }} == Explained == Baking powder is a dry chemical leavening agent, a mixture of a weak alkali and a weak acid, and is used for increasing the volume an…
    …d lightening the texture of baked goods. Baking powder works by releasing carbon dioxide gas into a batter or dough through an acid-base reaction, causing bubbles in the wet …

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