Lessons > How to Preserve Vegetable Pigments

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Lesson Overview

Vegetables grow in an array of colors – from beautiful white to vibrant green, bright orange and deep red. This is due to the presence of certain pigments in their cells.

In this lesson, you will learn about the different pigment categories and the things you need to keep in mind during cookin…

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • identify common pigment categories
  • understand how to preserve the color of each pigment category

Course Syllabus

START: Watch Lesson Platform Tour
1. Introduction: Preserving Vegetable Pigments
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment
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3. The Pigment in Green Vegetables
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4. Pigments in Red & White Vegetables
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5. Pigments in Yellow & Orange Vegetables
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6. Enzymatic Browning of Fruit & Veg
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7. Practice Activities & Recipes
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8. Lesson Quiz
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Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

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6 Videos | 8 Tasks
Task 1: Introduction: Preserving Vegetable Pigments
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: The Pigment in Green Vegetables
Task 4: Pigments in Red & White Vegetables
Task 5: Pigments in Yellow & Orange Vegetables
Task 6: Enzymatic Browning of Fruit & Veg
Task 7: Practice Activities & Recipes
Task 8: Lesson Quiz

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