Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Kiwi And Berries Jelly~Agar-Agar


Just last week, I lamented that the weather was not Summer like over here in Vancouver. Guess what? The sun is finally out, and I couldn't be happier. Got the kids to join me on a stroll along the beach and we enjoyed a little picnic as well over the weekend. I packed some salad with grilled chicken and a refreshing Kiwi And Berries Jelly to cool us down. Anyway, my summer vacation starts tomorrow, and I will try to share some new recipes with you whenever possible. So, have a great summer everyone!


Kiwi And Berries Jelly~Agar-Agar

Ingredients


2 Kiwi Fruits, peeled and sliced
125 g Blueberries, rinsed
170 g Blackberries, rinsed
70 g Raspberries, rinsed
10 Medium-Sized Strawberries, hulled and sliced

4 Cups of Water
3 tsp Agar-Agar Powder
½ Cup Rose Water
6 Tbsp Sugar, or more to taste

1-rectangular baking dish or tin

Method

In a large saucepan, combine water, agar-agar powder, rose water, and sugar and bring it to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until agar-agar and sugar completely dissolves, about 10 minutes.

Take the pan off the heat immediately, and strain the contents into a baking dish. Set aside to cool for about 5 minutes, and scattered the fruits into the agar-agar mixture. When cool, chill the jelly in the refrigerator. Cut as desired and serve chilled.

17 comments :

  1. Hi, this recipe looks great but I was wondering what else can i use in place of rose water?

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  2. This looks gorgeous. I always think of jelly as being a kids food but this is definitely sophisticated enough to serve to adults.

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  3. hm...those looks yummy! must be nice to have those cold agar-agar in the heat! although i must say, i would probably try it with mangoes, pineapple or even papaya!

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  4. I just made Longan jelly today as there is no rain for almost 2 weeks, I need something to cool us down too. Yours with fresh fruits sound more refreshing.

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  5. Very beautiful colour & refreshing of food jelly!

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  6. Cool! This is a really awesome recipe. So creative.

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  7. Beautiful and so good for you, too. Plus, there's always room for Jell-O, especially when it's the homemade kind.

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  8. The jello looks so inviting.

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  9. Wow, what a fabulous dessert for summer. Simple yet looks so sophisticated. Guess I'll wait till summer to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. Drooling drooling drooling ! so berry good....I would love to make this but the berries are so expensive over here :( You did a good job on them, so evenly spread out:)

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  11. looks beautiful...summer goodness in each slice. wow!

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  12. That looks awesome! I love all the fruit in there, it's so pretty. I have some agar agar - I need to do some experimenting :D

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  13. Oh wow, that jelly with all of those beautiful fruits look so delicious. This is my first time in your site - NICE! Thanks for sharing.

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  14. Great idea ! Could you share tips on cutting the berry agar agar into perfect straight cuts without the berries coming off ? Janet

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