Texturas Iota, Jellification Group 17.6 oz.
Iota - Chefs Albert & Ferran Adria of el Bulli’s Creation – 17.6 oz/500 gr, Spain.
A gelling agent extracted from a type of red algae (mainly from Chondrus and Eucheuma genera). It is a carrageenan, a name originating from Carragheen, Ireland, where these algae have been used for more than 600 years. In the mid 20th century, this “Irish moss” started to be produced industrially as a gelling agent. Kappa produces a gel with a firm, brittle texture.
Ingredients: Carrageenan iota in a refined powder.
Characteristics: Presented in a refined powder. Mix while cold and bring to a boil. Its rapid gelification allows us to cover an ingredient. Once gelled, it can withstand temperatures of up to about 60 °C. In acidic mediums, it loses part of its gelling capacity.
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