Amorphophallus konjac

Nhu Nguyen
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 08:46:04 PDT
At the aroid interest group meeting at the UC Botanical Garden last year,
there was a serving of a gelatin desert made from A. konjac. The texture was
chewier than jello (gelatin based) but not as firm as agar (seaweed based).
It was interesting.


On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 6:40 AM, Alberto Castillo

>           A. konjac grounded tubers have been used for a good number of
> years to lose weight. The powder absorbs a lot of water (you are supposed to
> drink a recommended quantity of water with the product or mix it with water
> before ingesting, this absolutely revolting as the resulting product is like
> a soft jelo) and will fill your stomach reducing appetite.


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