It was created for a party thrown by a group of designers but is now being offered to the London-based company’s other clients.So far, so Heston Blumenthal…
The recipe remains a closely guarded secret but the vegetable is put through a variety of scientific processes and some ‘molecular gastronomy’ to achieve the end result.
Not surprisingly, there have been accusations that the powdered asparagus is glamorising drugs…’.Wait, what?
‘Not surprisingly’..? Who wouldn’t find that surprising?
So, who’s the idiot claiming it glamorises drug use?
However, the dish was called ‘deeply irresponsible’ by drugs campaigner Lucy Dawe, from Cannabis Skunk Sense. ‘This helps in no way whatsoever with educating people about the dangers of these drugs,’ she said.Yes, today you’re snorting asparagus, tomorrow you’re mainlining carrot juice.
‘It risks drawing more and more people into a world where there’s nothing but misery waiting for them.’
It’s the way of the world…
And if you want to try the powdered asparagus, start saving: it’s £50 a gramme.And you have to get it down a dark alley in Streatham from a man with an afro and a gold tooth.