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Ohmigosh, it's dessert for two.

Chocolate and almond soil with (from top): crystallised rosemary; candied lemon/lime zest; strawberry milkshake pearls; ginger custard; earl grey ganache pyramids topped with lemon salt and fructose; caramelised white chocolate with crystallised sage leaves; lime and ginger wine gel.
14th Apr 2012, 17:44   | tags:

billion says:

whoa. unusual much?

where'd you get them - or did you make them yourself?

14th Apr 2012, 17:51

mat says:

Apart from the strawberry milkshake pearls*, I made the whole lot. I'll be honest, this is the single prettiest dessert - possibly any meal - that I've ever made. I was very pleased with it.

* which is a very fancy way of saying "those things that come inside the milkshake straws you can get from the supermarket"

14th Apr 2012, 17:53

billion says:

it's pretty amazing. I'm trying to imagine all those flavours combined... and my brain sizzles.

14th Apr 2012, 18:00

swamprose says:

food magic chemistry. you got me at earl grey ganache pyramids. this is really amazing stuff.

23rd Apr 2012, 19:33

mat says:

The lemon salt/fructose topping is the killer on those. Super-sweet at first, followed quickly by almost shockingly sour, then the smooth sweet/bitterness of the cacao in the ganache comes through, with subtle bergemot notes on the finish. Also it looks like snowy-topped mountains.

Quite proud of that one.

23rd Apr 2012, 20:25