Monthly Archives: August 2011

Spherification

Anyone see the episode of Anthony Bourdain’s: No Reservations of elBulli?  It was a tour and look inside the last hours of elBulli and Ferran Adria’s  final service before it doors closed forever.  With the invention of gastronomic techniques like … Continue reading

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Rapid Pickling and Infusions

  The history of pickling began almost 4000 years ago using cucumbers.   Also known as brining, it is a process of preserving food using  a salt solution, or marinating, then storing  in an acidic solution; usually containing vinegar.  With … Continue reading

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