Welcome to the Food Science Corner! Meradith Hoddinott explains acids and bases for food applications. What levels of pH cause bitter and sour tastes respectively? Find out what happens when acids and bases are mixed, and learn to use these reactions to create some delicious sour milk biscuits! This program has been brought to you by GreatBrewers.com.

“Baking soda is a pure base, but baking powder is a mixture of baking soda and a dry acid with corn starch to keep them separated until they get wet.” [2:45]

Meradith Hoddinott on Acids and Bases