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a·gar

 (ā′gär′, ä′gär′) also a·gar-a·gar (ā′gär-ā′gär′, ä′gär-ä′-)
n.
1. A gelatinous material derived from certain marine algae. It is used as a base for bacterial culture media and as a stabilizer and thickener in many food products.
2. A culture medium containing this material.

[Short for Malay agar-agar.]
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agar

(ˈeɪɡə)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a complex gelatinous carbohydrate obtained from seaweeds, esp those of the genus Gelidium, used as a culture medium for bacteria, a laxative, in food such as ice cream as a thickening agent (E406), etc. Also called: agar-agar
[C19: Malay]
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a•gar

(ˈɑ gɑr, ˈæg ər)

n.
1. Also, a′gar-a′gar.a gel prepared from the cell walls of various red algae, used in laboratories as a culture medium, in food processing as a thickener and stabilizer, and in industry as a filler, adhesive, etc.
2. a culture medium having an agar base.
[1885–90; < Malay agaragar]
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a·gar

(ā′gär′, ä′gär′)
A jelly-like material obtained from marine algae, especially seaweed. It is used as a medium for growing bacterial cultures in the laboratory and as a thickener and stabilizer in food products.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agar - any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agentagar - any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
culture medium, medium - (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
agar-agar, agar - a colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods
blood agar - a culture medium containing whole blood as the nutrient
2.agar - a colloidal extract of algaeagar - a colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
agar, nutrient agar - any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
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Translations
agar

agar

[ˈeɪgəʳ] agar-agar [ˌeɪgərˈeɪgəʳ] nagar-agar m inv
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How to make the raspberry gel: 1In medium saucepan, warm the puree with the Agar Agar mixed in, bring to the boil, take it off the heat and then set it in the fridge.
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INGREDIENTS (Makes 24) For the sponge layer: Coconut oil, for greasing 120ml soy milk 55g vegan spread 1tsp orange essence 120g plain flour (can use gluten-free) 100g unrefined caster sugar 1tsp baking powder 1/4tsp fine sea salt 1/4tsp ground cinnamon 1/4tsp ground nutmeg For the orange jelly: 2tbsp agar agar flakes 120ml cold water 240ml fresh orange juice 2tbsp caster sugar For the chocolate topping: 2 x 100g bars dairy-free chocolate, finely chopped Pinch of sea salt METHOD: 1.
Celeriac pate with Caerphilly cheese, pear gel, puff pastry and hazelnut Pate Ingredients | 50g Caerphilly cheese | 80ml double cream | 100g puff pastry | 1egg | 50g hazelnuts, toasted For the celeriac pate | 1 large celeriac, peeled and diced | 50g butter | 6 sprigs of thyme | 4 cloves of garlic | 50ml white wine | 100ml water | Pinch of salt and sugar For the pear gel | 3 pears, peeled and diced, core removed | 50ml white wine | 2 star anis | 1 stick of cinnamon | Pinch of salt and sugar | Optional - Agar agar You will need piping bags for this recipe.
CAERPHILLY CHEESE, PEAR GEL AND PUFF PASTRY Ingredients 50g Caerphilly cheese 80ml double cream 100g puff pastry 1 egg 50g hazelnuts, toasted For the celeriac pate: 1 large celeriac, peeled and diced 50g butter 6 sprigs of thyme 4 cloves of garlic 50ml white wine 100ml water For the pear gel: 3 pears, peeled and diced, core removed 50ml white wine 2 star anise 1 stick of cinnamon Optional - agar agar Method To make the celeriac pate, put the celeriac into a baking tray, add the butter, thyme, garlic, white wine, water and salt, cover with tinfoil and place into an oven at 180C for 30 minutes.
Ingredients * 1/2 cup walnuts * 1/4 cup almonds * 1/4 cup cashewnuts * 1 tablespoon basmati rice * 1/2 cup coconut milk (thick) * 1 litre fresh milk (double cream) * 1 tablespoon fennel powder * Saffron-few * 2 tablespoon ghee * 15g agar agar * 1/2 cup sugar Preparation Soak walnuts, almonds, cashewnuts and basmati rice for about 3-4 hours.
Agar agar is a colourless, tasteless, odourless, carbohydrate-based substance derived from a certain species of algae.
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Sieve the puree into a saucepan, sprinkle 1 tbsp agar agar flakes over the surface and leave to stand for 5 mins or until the agar agar has dissolved.