Details: A white powder derived from red algae used to thicken, gel, emulsify, and stabilize.
It is a natural vegetable gelatin counterpart. Creates firm, brittle gel and is the core ingredient to making fluids gels. Tolerates salt, sugar, alcohol and acid environments. Sets at 35°- 45°C. Melts again at 85°C. Agar is used in Asian desserts and can also be used in jellies, puddings and custards. It can be used as a stabilizer for whipped cream or meringue toppings.