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Texturas Agar 500g

Texturas Agar 500g

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    Texturas Agar, Gain Gelling.

    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 - Hot Lobster Gel

    • 250g Lobster stock
    • 0.6g Agar
    • Salt
    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 and coeliacs.


    100% Gelling agent: agar (Gelidium elegans).

    Allergens highlighted in BOLD.

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