For many of us, food is no longer just a source of fuel - eating out is more often about adventure, entertaining and discovering something new.
The growth and influence of molecular gastronomy continues to expand - from the wild and whimsical experiments by Heston Blumenthal on Heston's Feasts , to the spherification of peas by Aaron Thomas on MasterChef season one, to the high-end deconstructivism of dishes by Ferran Adria at El Bulli.
Today's Freebie Friday is your chance to learn more about the molecular cooking methods used in Tokyo's top restaurants with a molecular gastronomy dinner class, Tokyo Food Trends, by Chef's Armoury.
Molecular Gastronomy powders and tools at Chef's Armoury
One reader will win two tickets to Tokyo Food Trends - Molecular Cooking & More, a dinner class that will reveal the magic behind esters, foams, clouds, deconstruction, reconstruction, spheres and soil.
This is an intimate class of only eight people, and is part of the Talk & Taste series for the Crave Sydney International Food Festival [tickets available here].
Venue: Chef's Armoury
Address: 747 Botany Road, Rosebery
Date: Thursday, October 21, 2010
Time: 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Prize value: $270
Please note that food allergies cannot be catered for on the night.
HOW TO ENTER:
All you have to do is fulfil the requirements below:
- Leave a comment on this post and tell us: What's the most impressive food technique you've seen (in person, or on TV)?
- And then send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading "Tokyo" and include your full name and a copy of your published comment from this post.
- OR ENTER VIA THE GRAB YOUR FORK FACEBOOK FAN PAGE - Simply leave your answer on the event listing here.
The Tokyo Food Trends competition closes on Sunday 10 October 2010 at 9.30pm AEST. The winner will be announced on Grab Your Fork on Monday 11 October 2010.
EDIT: Congratulations to the winner announced here.
> Win two new Smirnoff Vodka mixers
> Win a $100 dining voucher at Signorelli Gastronomia
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