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Agar Agar – The Vegan Gelatin Alternative

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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 »