Agar Agar Powder | Gelification

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$26.00 USD

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weight : 65 g (2.3oz)

Product of Spain

 

Description

Agar is extracted from a type of red algae, Agar also called Agar Agar is a gelling agent which has been used in Japan since the 15th century.

  • It is used as a food additive because of its extraordinary multifunctional properties as gelling, stabilizing and thickening. Agar produces a translucent gel when dissolved in water. It’s insoluble in cold water and soluble in hot water.
  • It can form gels in very small proportions and can be used to make hot gelatins. 
  • Agar is sold as a refined powder which is mixed whilst cold and brought to the boil for fast gelification. Once gelled, it can withstand up to 80°c. Use for example to serve hot jelly with ice cream.

 

Recipe - Lobster Gel


Ingredients:
  • 250g Lobster stock / (any you like)
  • 0.6g Agar
  • Salt
Method:
  1. Mix the lobster stock, salted to taste, add the Agar and bring to a boil over medium heat while stirring continuously
  2. Spread to desired thickness and allow to gel in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours
  3. Heat under the salamander before serving

 

Suitable for vegetariansvegans

Ingredients:

100% Gelling agent: agar agar