Hi everyone! So recently I’ve been really into molecular cooking, it’s not about the food or the end result for me but it’s the experimental journey and playing with different elements that got me stimulated. This is a quick recipe for all the desert and cocktails lovers and those who would like to give molecular gastronomy a try.
You can use the measurements to turn any of your favourite liquids/cocktails into spheres and wow your friends.
Things you need for this recipes are:
2 Litres of water
Calcium lactate (E327) 5grams
Sodium Alginate (E401) 5grams
1 Punnet of fresh strawberries
2 shots of vodka
10 grams of sugar
A pinch of salt.
Time 1Hr 30minutes
Prepare the Sodium bath by blending 1 litre with 5 grams of Sodium Alginate for 30 seconds. Pour into a clear tub or glass bowl cover and Refrigerate for one 1hour
Add 5 grams of Calcium Lactate to the strawberry puree stir well.
Remove Sodium bath from fridge stir well to remove bubbles from the Bath.
Using a soup Spoon or table spoon scoop 1 spoonful of Puree and transfer onto the Sodium Bath, allow the compound to bathe for 2 minutes before rinsing it in fresh water.
Serve Immediately on its own as a cocktail or with your favourite desserts.