Molecular Mango-caviar

Molecular Mango-caviar, from Guy Bensimon and Shahar Dabbah, in the elBulli style


• 250 ml (1 cup) mango puree
• 250 ml (1 cup) of water
• 1.8 g sodium alginate
• 1.3 g sodium citrate
• Calcium solution: 5 g of calcium lactate dissolved in 500 ml (2 cups) of water.

Dissolve the sodium citrate in water.
Mix with mango puree.
Add the sodium alginate and dissolve with a hand blender.
Strain, and if possible, leave the mixture for a night in the fridge.
Sprinkle the mixture into the calcium solution, using a pipette or a syringe.
Leave in solution for a minute.
Collect by straining, then dry and serve.

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