1334RE : [Marbling] Hello Iris, John Ang, Sandy and Jan...
- Sep 25, 2002Dear Marlene,
I went to Switzerland a few years ago. Beautiful countryside and mountains.
Actually the forest fire came from neighbouring Indonesia. They burn the
forest to clear land for farming. Happens every year around mid-year.
>Hello Iris, John Ang, Sandy and Jan, and all the other membersI had a hard time searching for Carageenan too. But finally found one
>Jonacs was the other site that made me rush into the shop and try to
>find the marbling kit (apart from Galen Berry) thank you John also for
>your offer to answer my questions. I have a few today! I believe you
>live in Singapore and I went there a few years ago. What a change of
>climate and scenery. I loved it. We unfortunately didnt see much of the
>sun because forest fires in Malaysia brought all the dust and fumes
supplier which sells this stuff to manufacturers of puddings, jellies,
ice-creams. Try searching your local yellow pages under "Food gums",
"baking ingredient supplies" etc. Take note the supplier might have many
grades of carageenan. What I did was asked for some samples of a few grades
and tested them for suitability and cost.
>I wont give up marbling even if the result is still rather poor! AndThe size can last about 4 days (in my case) before it starts to lose its
>as for supplies from the States, you know white powders have no chance
>at all at the customs Galen also said so. Ill just have to make do
>with Pebeo or find out my own stuff otherwise. Has anyone tried to make
>the size with starch paste? Or tried with oil paints?
viscosity and starts to smell.
>How many times can one use the size with Carageenan?
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