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Gelification - Butternut Squash Cannelloni "Pasta"

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  • Difficulty: difficult
  • Video Length: 12:38
  • Course: Molecular and Advanced WTF?

The technique of gelification enables you to create some interesting dishes - such as a cannelloni pasta that's made out of butternut squash. If you're not into butternut squash, you can use almost any creamy soup as the base for your gel. This kind of pasta is 100% vegetarian and gluten-free.

Richard Blais (Season 4)

Richard is not only a chef, but also a culinary designer, working all over the east coast. He and his wife reside in Atlanta, Georgia with their two weimaraners and are expecting their first child in the spring. He is known for his innovative and personal take on classical cuisine and has studied under luminaries such as Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and Ferran Adria. Richard believes cooking is an art and a craft and food is meant to stimulate on many levels. He incorporates global ingredients, modern cooking methods, wit and a sense of humor to all his food. He says if he were a food he would be an artichoke. "It's tough, difficult to work with, even dangerous at its core; but when you come down to it, it's simple, beautiful and delicious."