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Pecan Yokan

June 22nd, 2009 · 2 Comments · Pecan Yokan

Posted by Mindy Nguyen Dave was looking through Khymos and found a recipe for yōkan, a classic Japanese pastry made by mixing red bean paste, agar, and sugar. Dave’s not actually a fan of the yokan taste, but he does enjoy its signature dense texture. As you know, we’ve been creating a lot of fresh […]

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Agar Tobiko

May 18th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Agar

Posted by Mindy Lvoff Purpose: Make tobiko-sized hydrocolloid beads Technologies Used: Hydrocolloids, Emulsifiers During our two-day Hydrocolloids class at the French Culinary Institute, students inevitably want to know how to make “caviar” beads. Whether using agar or alginates, and no matter how steady your hand, you inevitably end up with Ikura or salmon roe-sized spheres. […]

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