Meat fruit?

Is it a fruit? Or is it meat?

Well, both actually!

Innovative dishes based on historical recipes. A great lunch at Heston Blumenthal’s ‘Dinner‘ this weekend!

2 thoughts on “Meat fruit?

    1. Meat Fruit (c.1500)
      Mandarin, chicken liver parfait & grilled bread
      So basically it’s a paté with a thin skin of citrus jelly around it. Rather uncanny how the layer of jelly resembles a real skin of fruit! Gives a bit of ‘zzing’ to the flavours. In the sixteenth century they used to find it amusing to have a ‘surprise’ like that on their plate. And guess what: it’s still amusing 🙂

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