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Agar "sheet" problem when attempted with herbs

calf | Sep 4, 201209:06 AM     2

I've been trying to make an agar film with basil juice (finely puréed and filtered), but the basil keep precipitating out when the agar sets. Is there a way around this? I am following the Basil Gel recipe in the Eleven Madison Park cookbook, the only deviation being that I am pouring it out as a thin sheet rather than making a fluid gel. I'm so stumped!

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