The power of anethole in cooking: recipe of shrimps and Pastis canapés

Just to refresh memories, anethole is an aromatic molecule that gives anice the typical aroma. Indeed, it is found in anice and star anice seeds, but also in herbs as dill, mint, parsley, fennel and liquorice. Anethole is soluble in oils and alcohol. When Pastis gets diluted with water, it forms an opalescent emulsion (the so called Pastis effect).

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A recipe with the siphon: easy bruschetta

As if a bruschetta would be hard to make! :) But we just landed in the high tech world of molecular gastronomy, where classicism leave the place to avant-garde.  Today, as promised, we will make a recipe with the whipping siphon. The dish I am going to present is a bit summery, but it seemed to me a good idea to test the new device. If you don't feel as making it now, save it for the summer :)

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