The thin filament threads can be processed straight out of the jar. Therefore we recommend to use fine tongs, with which you can grab the filaments either one by one or several at a time and place them directly on your creation.
To save you some time searching for a suitable pair of tongs, we offer various models of tongs in our store. From our own experience, however, we advise you to use the straight tongs when working with filament. The straight shape and the slim tip simplify grabbing the thin filament threads from the jar.
Gold Gourmet products are made of real gold leaf (E175) and silver leaf (E174).
In order to simplify the labeling on foods, the European Union has given each food additive a so-called E-number. E174 is the E number for silver leaf. E175 for gold leaf.
Yes, gold leaf and silver leaf are edible and approved as food by the European Union.
Gold leaf and silver leaf are completely tasteless and can not be felt in the mouth. Nevertheless, they leave a lasting impression on every gourmet lover.
The processing of gold gourmet gold leaf and silver leaf is simple. In our store, you will find the tools that we like to use ourselves and recommend to our customers so that you will be able to do it right from the start.
In case you have any difficulties, we will be happy to help you. Simply contact us through our contact form.
The amount of leaves, flakes or dust you need for decorating depends entirely on your taste. You can already create dreamlike delicacies with just one gold leaf or a few flakes.
There is no prescribed amount for edible gold leaf and silver leaf. However, since these are not classic foods, consumption should be limited to a reasonable amount. The decoration of food and beverages is therefore completely safe.
24 karat gold is very soft, which makes flakes and powders clump together quickly and decorating food almost impossible. The Gold Gourmet gold flake, on the other hand, stands out with its excellent volume and reflection.
Yes, all Gold Gourmet products are vegan.
If you have any known allergies, we recommend consulting a physician before consuming gold leaf and silver leaf. Until then, you should refrain from consumption.