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Nov 14, 2012 11:15 AM

Making a Grilled Vegetable Terrine using Agar..

Should I dissolve the Agar Agar in Tomato Juice, or separately in water first?

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  1. You should dissolve the agar agar in hot water. Acidic elements, like tomato juice, degrade the gelling action of agar agar, so you may want to add tomato juice judiciously.