Deconstructing deconstruction

Modern cuisine can be full of daunting words and expressions like gelification, spherification and many others; but one of the most difficult terms to understand is often the most ordinary word of them all: deconstruction.

In its many shapes and interpretations, deconstruction can be the window to a world of new gastronomic possibilities. Employed in different ways by different chefs, it can turn a classic Spanish dish like patatas bravas, croquetas, gazpacho, or even Spanish tortilla (omelet).

This video on the Foods from Spain YouTube channel is the perfect introduction to this haute cuisine technique. So check it out and get cooking!


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