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bonefreakchef May 25, 2012 10:11 PM

A friend of mine brought this back from South Korea. I have no idea what it is, other than that it is apparently made with cactus. It tastes like some kind of honey/syrup. Does anyone know how it is normally used or have some interesting ideas on how I can use it?

 
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  1. gmm May 25, 2012 10:43 PM

    Found some info on it, apparently it's cactus tea.
    http://www.21food.com/products/cactus...

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      bonefreakchef May 25, 2012 10:47 PM

      So do I stir it into some hot water or what? A chef friend of mine suggested trying to make a meringue out of it. There's not much info out there about it.

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        gmm May 25, 2012 10:55 PM

        Wish I could help you, but I'm not familiar with the product. I just came across it doing an image search for "Korean cactus syrup." I'm sure some others will chime in with some input.

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          bonefreakchef May 25, 2012 11:08 PM

          This is exactly my problem. I'm usually very good at handling odd ingredients, but this one has me a little stumped.

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