View Full Version : My first attempt at molecular gastronomy
03-01-2009, 01:01 AM
Blackberry "egg yolk"
:) Science + food = fun times! :)
03-01-2009, 01:24 AM
Nice! How did you do?
03-01-2009, 01:36 AM
It was a whole lot of fun playing around with the stuff. :)
03-01-2009, 01:39 AM
03-01-2009, 02:23 AM
ok...I pureed a bunch of blackberries and added a bit of sugar to it. Then I had to add ~1% of Sodium Alganate and ~.3% of Sodium Citrate to the puree.
I then had to add ~1% of calcium chloride to plain water.
I got myself a strainer and a syringe.
I sucked up the puree into the syringe and started to drop it into the water slowly to make the caviar. For the egg yolk I took a larger syringe and dipped it into the water and pressed it inside the water. However...the one you see here is my best attempt at making an "egg yolk". I wasn't able to duplicate it.
I then just dipped the formed caviar or yolk into a bath of plain water to wash off and lingering taste of chemicals.
Good times...:) I'll upload a video to Youtube and toss the link on here when I get the chance.
03-02-2009, 10:10 AM
And here's that video..:)
Incidently...this is also my first Youtube video...:)
03-03-2009, 03:50 PM
SWEET! good stuff GG
03-03-2009, 04:32 PM
Cool. I am going to have to check the video out when I get home. :)
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