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How to Make Agar

This is a simple agar agar jelly recipe.

Agar or agar agar is a white and semi-translucent gelatinous substance, obtained from algae. It was first discovered in 1658 by Minoya Tarozaemon (美濃屋 太郎左衛門) in Japan (source) and we call agar agar "Kanten 寒 天" in Japanese. It is a great alternative to animal or chemical-based gelatin.

For the complete recipe with step-by-step pictures: http://justonecookbook.com/how-to/how-to-make-agar/

Ingredients: 6 as dessert

Agar powder (powdered kanten)
4 g
Water
2 cups (500 ml)
Sugar
2 tbsp. (optional)

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