VODKA DICE & GAZPACHO

Technique: GELIFICATION
Additives: AGAR-AGAR

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 cup (250 ml) vodka 
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) white sugar
  • 1 green onion 
  • 2 cups (500 ml) tomato juice 
  • 2 blanched tomatoes 
  • 1 cucumber 
  • 1 roasted red bell pepper 
  • 1 white onion 
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3/4 cup (190 ml) watermelon 
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) balsamic vinegar 
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil 
  • salt + pepper, to taste 

DIRECTIONS 

GAZPACHO 

Peel and seed tomatoes and cucumber. Dice tomatoes and cut cucumber into a brunoise. Peel and dice pepper, dice onion and finely chop garlic. Seed watermelon and cut it into a brunoise as well. Reserve 2 tbs brunoised cucumber and 1 tbs brunoised watermelon for garnish.
Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth and homogenous. Refrigerate for 1 hour. (Make vodka dice while you wait.)

VODKA DICE

Finely chop green onion. In a pot, bring vodka and sugar to a boil with 1 sachet Agar-agar, then remove from heat immediately. Stir in green onion and pour into a rectangular plastic container. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Unmold and cut into a very small dice.

ASSEMBLY 

Divide vodka dice and gazpacho between serving spoons. Top with brunoised cucumber and watermelon. 

 

 

PRODUCTS USED TO CREATE THIS PRODUCT 

VODKA DICE & GAZPACHO