Storage Properties and Sensory Characteristics of Sikhe Added $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. Extract

유근피 추출물을 첨가한 식혜의 저장성 및 관능특성

  • Jeong, Kwang-Yeol (Faculty of Herbal Cuisine and Nutrition, Daegu Hanny University) ;
  • Lee, Eun-Ju (Department of food Science and Nutrition, Catholic University) ;
  • Kim, Mi-Lim (Faculty of Herbal Cuisine and Nutrition, Daegu Hanny University)
  • 정광열 (대구한의대학교 한방식품조리영양학부) ;
  • 이은주 (대구가톨릭대학교) ;
  • 김미림 (대구한의대학교 한방식품조리영양학부)
  • Received : 2011.09.22
  • Accepted : 2012.01.27
  • Published : 2012.02.28


In this study, 0, 20, 40, 60, 80, and 100% $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. nonglutinous and glutinous sikhe were added to $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extracts for 15 days at $4^{\circ}C$, and for seven days at $25^{\circ}C$, to examine the extracts' storage properties and sensory characteristics. The results are as follows: (1) On the changes of pH and acidity during storage of $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. nonglutinous and glutinous sikhe, both of them showed lower pH values with lower additive $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extract contents. The pH value continuously decreased with a longer storage period, and the acidity was higher with a lower concentration of $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extract. (2) The total microbial cell count during storage of $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. nonglutinous and glutinous sikhe at $4^{\circ}C$ was 4.6-5.0 log CFU/g at 0 day. The sikhe to which $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extract was not added increased to 8.8-9.0 log CFU/g on the seventh storage day, while the sikhye to which 80 and 100% $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extracts were added were 7.8 and 6.9 logCFU/g, respectively. Thus, the total cell count was lower with a higher additive content of $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extract. The total cell count of the sikhe to which 0-60% $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extracts reached the maximum value on the seventh storage day and did not show any change thereafter. The total cell count of the sikhe to which 80 and 100% $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extracts were added, however, reached the maximum value on the 10th to 13th storage days, thus showing that the storage period was increased by $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. At $25^{\circ}C$, the total cell count was 4.6-5.0 log CFU/g on 0 day and continuously increased during the storage period. It had increased to 8.9-9.5 log CFU/g on the seventh storage day, and no differences were shown according to the additive content of $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extract. (3) On the sensory characteristics of $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. nonglutinous and glutinous sikhe, the $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. nonglutinous sikhe to which 20% $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extract was added showed the highest overall-acceptability value ($4.23{\pm}0.95$), whereas the $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. glutinous sikhe to which 40% $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extract was added showed the highest overall-acceptability value ($3.95{\pm}0.95$). The sikhe to which 20 and 40% $Ulmus$ $pumila$ L. extracts were added showed significantly high taste, flavor, sweetness, and overall-preference values (p<0.05).


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