Acidity or alkalinity

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

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Acidity and alkalinity are measured by a pH factor that spans from 1 (strongly acidic) to 14 (strongly alkaline), with pure water measuring 7 (neutral) on the pH scale. Almost all bacteria thrive in a neutral or mid-level pH environment.