Culinary Technique - Jelly

Culinary Technique - Jelly
Culinary Technique - Jelly

Vegetable juice, broth, soup, mayonnaise and even puréed vegetables can be made into a jelly, or “aspic,” as we say in culinary jargon. In order to do so, the base product is mixed with a gelling agent, preferably of vegetable origin such as agar-agar, to solidify it. This vegetable jelly can be used to make a terrine or cut into cubes as a healthy and decorative garnish.

  1. Clean and wash the vegetables. Chop them up if necessary.
  2. Prepare a hot or cold soup; or process in a juicer.
  3. Mix with a vegetable gelling agent and allow it to set.
  4. Cut into the desired shape or use in a terrine.

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