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- n. Plural form of spherification.
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At elBulli they may refer to the station as “Cold Station” cuarto frio rather than garde-manger, and it may be responsible for spherifications and freeze-dried meringues instead of salads and pâtés, but the connection is clear.
That way, Luke finished his spherifications sooner than anyone else.
There are no spherifications or foams on his menu, but there is that avocado, steamed to foie-gras silkiness, and swaddled in a cuttlefish-and-cilantro broth made intensely fragrant by a low-pressure cooker.
The knowledgeable diner who understands Adrià’s signature techniques tends to sit down to the bowl of Montjoi lentils and assume—indeed, may even pontificate to his dining companions—that the tiny disks at the bottom of the bowl are spherifications.