How to make Molecular Red Forest -

This is the current fad – molecular salad.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Lollorosso lettuce (लोलोरोसो लेटस), Cherry tomatoes (चेरी टमाटर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

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Molecular Red Forest

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 10-15 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Molecular Red Forest Recipe

  • Lollorosso lettuce as required

  • Cherry tomatoes sliced into roundels 2-3

  • Strawberries sliced 2-3

  • Watermelon granita as required

  • Cumin powder roasted to sprinkle

  • Micro greens for garnishing

  • Edible gold powder for dusting

  • Sea salt to sprinkle

  • Tomato honey vinaigrette

  • Amchur powder 1 teaspoon

  • Honey 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon 1

  • Extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Sea salt ½ teaspoon

  • Molecular spheres

  • strawberry puree 200 grams

  • calcium 2 grams

  • calcic powder dissolved in 1 liter water, kept for 12-14 hours 12 grams

Method

Step 1

To prepare tomato-honey vinaigrette, halve lemon, wrap ½ slice in a muslin cloth and squeeze out lemon juice into a bowl. Add honey, olive oil and dried tomato powder and whisk. Add sea salt and whisk well.

Step 2

To prepare molecular spheres, add calcium to strawberry puree and whisk well.

Step 3

Put alginate bath mixture in a shallow glass dish. Put small scoops of strawberry puree in it and lightly swirl to give them a sphere shape and keep in for 1 minute. Gently drain them and dip them in chilled water and set aside. These are molecular spheres.

Step 4

Line a serving platter with few lollorosso leaves. Scrape out some granite and place in the center of lined platter. Pour some dressing on the sides of granita and squeeze remaining ½ lemon juice on top and sprinkle some cumin powder on top.

Step 5

Place cherry tomatoes and strawberries on top. Drain and place the molecular spheres on top. Garnish with some micro greens and dust some edible gold powder on the molecular spheres.

Step 6

Serve immediately.

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