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Feb 27, 2007 07:30 AM


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

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  1. Is it for growing weed or cooking?

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    1. 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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      1. re: foodyDudey

        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!

        1. re: s1729543

          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!

          1. re: foodyDudey

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