Re: Konnyaku for marbling size
- Back in 2004, I wrote about the possibility of using Konjac/Konniac/
Konnyaku (Latin: Amorphophallus konjac and sometimes called "Devil's
tongue' in English) as a marbling size.
--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "Jake Benson" <jemiljan@...> wrote:
> Hi KJohn, I had actually suggested the possibility of using
> Konnyaku/konjac for size a few years ago. At that time, I learned
> that it has a very high glucomannan content. This is the same
> substance found in salep root (Orchis mascula), which has been used in
> Turkey, and was also praised by Halfer as a marbling size.