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Re: Egg Substitute (from gelatin)

Aren't some kosher gelatins just made from a derivative of seaweed?


Lee-Gwen wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: TK
> > I think the problem here is that unless you have an allergy to eggs,
> you're
> > probably not eating them for moral/ethical reasons/beliefs. Since gelatin
> is
> > derived from animal bones and skin, most vegetarians won't eat it.
> Yes, sorry about this - I kinda forgot the issues involved because I happily
> use gelatine.  I suppose that I was so pleased with myself for finding this
> (I was only thinking of this as a solution to the fat issue) that I forgot
> that it might offend (hey, that's the excuse my Lady used for putting
> forward the suggestion that we could live in 2 different places with her
> coming home (i.e. to the country where I would be from the city where she
> would be) on weekends...  I guess I better go and forgive her *grin*).
> > I wonder if agar would work? Can you get agar in powerdered form?
> I guess it might do, actually - I have never used it, but surely if it can
> be used like gelatine it would be fine.
> Again, I proffer my apologies,
> Lee-Gwen