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Fruit caviar -- where to find ingredients?

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Fruit caviar -- where to find ingredients?

PekoePeony | Mar 25, 2006 06:25 PM

In this week's NYTimes there was an article on fruit caviar. I'm a bit curious to try some experiments (though if anyone has a recipe to share, that would be great!) but where can I find the chemicals needed, esp. in the SF Bay Area? The article mentions:

"The basic concept involves three natural chemicals used in food-processing: sodium alginate, an agar-like gelling agent and stabilizer found in sea kelp and algae (Mr. Mason at WD-50 actually uses agar); sodium citrate, an anticoagulant used in ice creams; and calcium chloride, commonly used as a preservative."

Thanks!

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