Gourmet Science and Molecular Cuisine

Gourmet Science and Molecular Cuisine

Were you constantly getting into trouble when you were a kid because you liked playing with your food?  Are you tired of making and eating the same dishes all the time and need to get out of a food rut?  Molecular Cuisine might be just what you need to bring fun and creativity back into your dining life.    

Pushing the Boundaries of Gourmet Cuisine

Pushing the Boundaries of Gourmet Cuisine

Creating a fascinating array of flavors and textures is what today’s daring chefs have in mind when utilizing modern molecular cuisine techniques.  Scores of the world’s most revered chefs have embraced this culinary trend to push the boundaries of their dishes and wow diners with their incredible chemical prowess.  The constant search for a fresh approach to flavors and textures has resulted in some remarkable gastronomic advances that have delighted the foodie world and beyond.   

What is Molecular Cuisine?

What is Molecular Cuisine?

Fusing the principles of biology, chemistry and physics, molecular cuisine is a branch of food science which allows mouthwatering foods to be reinvented and presented in creative new ways such as fizzy bubbles and foams, cocktails served jiggly or solid, captivating caviars and dissected desserts.  Once thought to be a food type of pure fantasy and only possible on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, molecular cuisine is, luckily for us mere mortals, now a delectable reality.

Putting your Imagination to Work

Putting your Imagination to Work

Allow molecular cuisine to bring out your inner child as you put your imagination to work and tinker in the kitchen.  Once you learn a few basic techniques of this exciting cooking style, you may feel like your skills could earn you the title of Top Chef.  Since creativity is key to the concept, there are no rules to get hung up on.  The possibilities are endless, so go wild with a foamy chilled vegetable soup, translucent pasta stuffed with vivid fillings or make a great impression at your next dinner party with an explosive dessert.

Chef Mario’s Mexican Avant Garde Cuisine

Chef Mario’s Mexican Avant Garde Cuisine

If you are not so comfortable attempting new things in the kitchen, fear not because you will still have the chance to try some of the finest interpretations of molecular cuisine when you visit Puerto Vallarta, where Chef Mario Castro of Blanca Blue at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa has crafted a brand new menu with show stopping creations to delight the taste buds.  Chef Mario’s Mexican Avant Garde Cuisine concept is unique in that it marries time-honored Mexican recipes and ingredients with cutting-edge molecular techniques for an outstanding dining experience showcasing an explosion of flavors.