agar agar

description

Made from several types of seaweed, agar-agar is a great vegetarian alternative to gelatine. It makes a firm jelly which sets without refrigeration and does not melt in hot weather. It is sold in bundles of dried translucent threads or packets of powder/flakes.

substitutes

Gelatine

availability

Asian stores

related recipes

Coconut agar jelly, Burmese faluda