Thursday, May 01, 2008

If you liked Blumenthal's egg and bacon ice-cream, then you'll certainly love his chocolate wine...

Heston Blumenthal, the Michelin-starred chef and kitchen chemist who gave the world egg and bacon ice-cream, has won another award for his latest Frankenstein food — warm chocolate wine.

The velvety, frothy drink is made by whisking a £48 red dessert wine with sugar and chocolate.

A spokeswoman at the Condé Nast Traveller Innovation and Design Awards said that judges had been seduced by the unusual combination.

“Splicing grapes with cocoa beans and coming up with a surprising chocolate wine has proved a winning formula for Blumenthal,” she said. More...

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