What's the purpose of the baking soda here?:
BTW - the second recipe link is in Croatian...In a large bowl, combine the ground pork, ground beef, ground lamb and egg white. Add the garlic, salt, baking soda, black pepper, cayenne pepper and paprika. Mix well using your hands.
There's a translation link on the web site, a pop up on my tablet at least, which i believe you used since they are exactly the same down to the mention of the squash, which I think possibly really means the garlic??? We need Burt Blank to translate that part.What's the purpose of the baking soda here?:
BTW - the second recipe link is in Croatian...
A tip worth knowing!The baking soda apparently increases the pH, making it harder for proteins to bond, making the final product more tender, and also increases ability to maintain moisture, making the final product juicer, at least according to the sausage making books.