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Mock Turtle Soup

Submitted by mrsfry
The Fat Duck
High Street, Bray, Berkshire, United Kingdom

This whimsical dish by Heston Blumenthal was part of his take on the "Mad Hatter's Tea Party" from Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland." It is based on a Victorian dish for the middle class - a calf's head boiled in beef broth; a cheaper substitute for the expensive turtle. Here, a pocket watch made of gold foil was added, after which the broth was poured.


 
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