Miniature Edible Boats Cruise Around Cocktails Without A Motor
Garnishes that run on alcohol-based liquids make happy hour that much more fun.
Umbrellas, olives, and berries are cocktail garnishes that we are accustomed to seeing; but how would you feel if a little motorized boat made of gelatin invaded your glass?
Lisa Burton, mechanical engineering PhD candidate at MIT, created fluid-propelled vessels that can be eaten. The logic behind Cocktail Boats is the same one used to explain water-walking insects – water tension.