Clearspring agar flakes
£4.99 (£17.83 per 100g)
Suitable for vegans. Clearspring Agar Flakes are a high quality vegetarian and vegan alternative to gelatine for making desserts, jellies and aspics. They are free from chemical bleaching agents and prepared in the traditional way in Japan by cooking sea vegetables until soft then naturally freeze drying them outside in the winter sun and snow. For further info and recipes: www.clearspring.co.uk
Agar Sea Vegetable (Gelidium and Gracilaria spp.)
Preparation & Storage
- This box contains 28g agar flakes that can set 1650ml of liquid. One tablespoon of agar flakes can gelatinize 240ml(one tablespoon of gelatine = 425ml. Usage for firm set. 1 Use one tbsp of Agar Flakes per 240ml liquid*. 2 Sprinkle the flakes over the liquid before heating. 3 Heat without stirring until boiling. 4 Simmer, stirring occasionally until flakes fully dissolve (5-10 minutes). 5 Pour into moulds and cool to set . *Acidic foods may affect the gelling strength. For best results, test recipe by taking a spoonfull of the heat mixture and allowing it to rapidly set on a cool surface. If the mixture does not set in a few minutes, add more flakes and simmer for a few more minutes.
Reseal pack after use and store in a cool, dry place.
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