original from the restaurant "Fat Duck". White chocolate sphere is plated over a small "chocolate truffle cake" When it is served, the sphere is doused with very hot dark chocolate, which melts the sphere into "petals that open up to reveal the cake below". Brilliant.

A white chocolate ball around a chocolate cake - Hot fudge is then poured on the top. As the fudge melts the outer casing (white chocolate), the shell breaks & reveals the chocolate cake hidden on the inside! Now that's talent.

mirror chocolate base and champagne glee with strawberry basil confetti for new years dessert plating

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Eating at Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck: roast foie gras, barberry, braised konbu and crab biscuit.

Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck: roast foie gras, barberry, braised konbu and crab biscuit. The dish is apparently discontinued.

London's Chiltern Firehouse is a celeb hot-spot and insider favorite. What's more it's another Andre Balaz masterpiece.

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Chiltern Firehouse, originally a fire station built in was turned luxury hotel in Marylebone. The property has been restored by hotelier Andre Balazs, and is now a premiere London luxury hotel.

Some fantastic food photography by Dominic Davies, capturing the essence of Heston's dishes at The Fat Duck. Click for more.

cinnamon vanilla icecream The Fat Duck Heston Blumenthal Big Fat Duck cookbook - food 'beyond the plate' Eating Design

Fraisier / Strawberry Shortcake

I've fallen in love with this picture. I am wondering how I can make the white chocolate layer. My guesses are: option A: use a bottle and "pour" melted white chocolate above it -- downside: ?


on Your Kitchen Camera. Photographer Dominic Davies photographs Heston Blumenthal's The Fat Duck

Restaurateur Jason Atherton has had a great year. Berners Tavern is the third restaurant he’s opened in the West End this year; the other two, Little Soci

Berners Tavern

Looking for restaurants for large groups? We have the list of London's best, coolest and classiest joints for group dining. From big business lunches to dainty dinners, there's something here for to suit ever occasion.