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Agar-agar

Agar-agar is a natural gelling agent, of vegetable origin, made from seaweed. It is sold as a beige powder, and has no taste or smell.

If you intend to buy:

You can find it in asian or organic groceries, sold in small sachets.

If you want to use it:

To activate agar-agar it should be heated to 95°C or 203°F. It starts is action as a gelling agent when its temperature drops to about 30°C or 86°F.
Agar-agar
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Pear compote Pears in red wine with blackcurrant Bounty-style tart for AlisonBlackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine Apricot blancmange

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