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Agar Agar – The Vegan Gelatin Alternative



Last week we discussed the wonders and variety of uses for gelatin, but for the many folks who do not include animal products in their diet, the plant world offers a wonderful alternative. Agar is an edible jelly derived from a red algae called gelidium amansii that is found in the shallow waters of many Asian countries including  Japan, China and the Korean Peninsula. Continue »