Question Description

I’m working on a biochemistry question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.

  In the discussion box below, list your answer to the question and justify your answer. Also describe your thought process as to how you answered the question (include molecular/cellular details).

Which of the following scenarios would result in FIRM fruit or vegetable texture?

Cauliflower is boiled in water that has baking soda added to it

A Bartlett pear is cut into pieces and soaked in salt water

Asparagus is cooked in hard water (water with minerals in it)

Green peas are cooked in water that has been salted heavily