why does salad dressing not seperate?

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why does salad dressing not seperate?
« on: 25/08/2007 17:36:31 »
If salad dressing is basically oil and vinegar (which is mainly water), why does it not seperate in the bottle????

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why does salad dressing not seperate?
« Reply #1 on: 27/08/2007 17:07:28 »
The presence of an emulsifier.  In traditional formulations, that will be lecitin, a component of egg yolk.  Currently, there are a lot of substtutes.
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