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Breakthroughs

Today, a celebrated French chef will serve an apple/lemon appetizer unlike any other in history: "...Pierre Gagnaire will push back culinary boundaries with what is being described as the world's first entirely synthetic gourmet dish. Mr. Gagnaire, who has three Michelin stars, has worked for months with Hervé This, the founder of molecular gastronomy, to create the recipe — entitled le note à note — from chemical compounds." [Times UK]