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Caragheen?

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s1729543 Feb 27, 2007 07:30 AM

Hey, does anybody know where to find large quantities of caragheen? (4-4.5 kilos?)
Thanks!

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    mickeyj RE: s1729543 Feb 27, 2007 09:03 AM

    Is it for growing weed or cooking?

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      acd123 RE: mickeyj Feb 27, 2007 12:08 PM

      :-)

    2. foodyDudey RE: s1729543 Feb 27, 2007 10:03 AM

      First you may want to use the more common spelling - carragheen or carrageenan.

      You can buy it in bulk at beer making supply stores. It is also known as Irish Moss.

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        s1729543 RE: foodyDudey Feb 27, 2007 08:41 PM

        Cooking ;-) I'm writing an Irish menu for St. Patrick's day, and I want to set a milk pudding with it. Is the seaweed itself available at beer supply stores, or only the extract (ie. carrageenan)?

        thanks for the ideas!

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          foodyDudey RE: s1729543 Feb 28, 2007 11:00 AM

          The seaweed (Irish moss) is available. You may want to try calling Charles at Fermentations (on Danforth Ave) as I don't know where the wholesalers are now.

          How much pudding are you making? Must be a a few hot tubs full!

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            s1729543 RE: foodyDudey Mar 1, 2007 01:18 PM

            Yep, I'm making 100 portions, using Henderson's
            recipe in 'nose to tail'...I'm excited!

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