The World’s First Synthetic Food?

The World’s First Synthetic Food?
Innovation
Dan Gould
  • 23 april 2009

Luxist reports that three Michelin star chef Pierre Gagnaire has created the world’s first fully synthetic dish. With the help of chemist Hervé This, and using a combination of ascorbic acid, glucose, maltitol and citric acid, Gagnaire concocted an appetizer of jelly balls named “le note à note”.  The dish is said to taste like apples and lemons, with a crunchy exterior and creamy interior.

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