• Watch: These Edible Helium Balloons Are a Floating Dessert

    7 monthes ago - By Eater

    You Can Do This recreates the signature sweet from Chicago modernist playground Alinea In 2012 I sat down for a meal at Chicago's Alinea for an evening that was a collection of firsts. I was a young line cook at the time, training under Dave Arnold and his modernist cooking techniques, but I still hadn't experienced this style of cooking as a diner. One of the first things I asked the staff after I sat at my table was: “Do you have the balloon ?”
    You know the one, the gelatin-based, green apple-flavored floating creation that's one of many things Alinea is known for. Immediately after I...
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