Preparing Aspic Jelly

The best aspic is a well-made, naturally gelatinous stock. It has a superior texture and flavor, but it is time-consuming to make because a separate batch of stock must be made in addition to the normal stock production. Consequently, most aspics are made by reinforcing regular stock with gelatin. Aspic powders and mixes are available, but the flavor of aspic made from them does not compare with that made from stock.They can be useful in an emergency, however, or for pieces used purely for display or decoration.

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