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Aspic, typically has a savory taste.


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Aspic is the name for a savory dish where ingredients are set into a jelly made from Gelatin, potentially with Consommé or Stock. Meat Stocks, have more gelatin than Fish Stocks. Veal Stock, works very well for Aspic. Fish Stock, works less well and is often doubled cooked or supplemented. Both types of stock can be clarified and enhanced with Egg Whites, before being chilled. Aspic is also used as a Garnish or Coating for Meats, Eggs and Seafood.

Usually, the ingredients are added to the Aspic as it chills just before it sets. Aspics are served cold and on cold plates. Keeping the Aspic cool, is especially important when made with Fish Stock. Fish Aspic, is more gentle and has a lower melting point.

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes