Texturas Agar Agar
Amazing gelling agent, by Albert et Ferran Adria
Agar agar is a gelling agent that has been used by the Japanese since the 15th Century. In the West, it has become increasingly popular over the last century.
A fine powder that can be mixed into cold liquids and heated to produce a gelling effect. Its gelling properties are lost if mixed with acidic ingredients.
A key ingredient in Molecular Gastronomy.