Subject: Do blue potatoes get their color from iodine reacting with starch
Date: Fri Jun 29 12:19:29 2001
Posted by Peter
Grade level: nonaligned
School: No school entered.
City: San Leandro State/Province: CA
Area of science: Botany
Blue Potatoes and Blue corn are both starchy vegetables with a deep purple blue
color. One way I know to turn a starchy vegeatable blue is with iodine. Is
naturally occuring iodine responsible for the blue color in these vegetables?
Re: Do blue potatoes get their color from iodine reacting with starch
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