Sunday, August 18, 2013
The Next Culinary Trend: Living Food
Is this the future of culinary experiences after Molecular Gastronomy? This project explores new culinary experiences through developments in synthetic biology, and finds its lineage in haute cuisine and molecular gastronomy.
The food behaves like a living creature, entertaining us through an empathetic connection: what if food became alive like a fictional character? What if food was able to play with our cutlery and create hyper-sensations in our mouth? Synthetic biotech has already started to create artificial life in organic forms, so breathing life into artificial digestible forms is not merely a fantasy.