The Advantages Of Being A Vegetarian
So many dishes are made with gelatin. They include many summer favorites. Both sweet and
savory dishes have been based on gelatin.
Children love fruit flavored gelatin based dishes such as jello. A more adult dinner table can be
graced with a salad in a gelatin mould. Mousses and cheesecakes can both call for gelatin.
So what can a vegan or a strict vegetarian use who wants to avoid animal products. Even meat
eaters may wish to use an alternative to gelatin for health reasons.
Gelatin is derived from beef or pork. Cooks sometimes make their own by boiling bones or pigs’
trotters but most often it is bought in powder form ready made in packets. It can then simply be
added to water that is just below boiling point. This provides the basis for a whole range of