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May 25, 2012 10:11 PM

Another "what is this?" posting

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. re: gmm

      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.

      1. re: bonefreakchef

        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.

        1. re: gmm

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