Petrol-station air pump is the key to a perfect Peking duck!

November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin  
Blumenthal, who has three Michelin stars, also divulged that a sachet of cystitis relief is the key to a perfect cheeseburger.

The chef, famous for his scientific approach to cooking, will demonstrate his bizarre methods to viewers in a BBC 2 series, Heston Blumenthal: In Search Of Perfection, starting next week.

According to Blumenthal, the petrol-station air pump is the perfect tool for blasting the skin from the meat.

“We tried straws, bicycle pumps - then finally drove to the petrol station. We put the nozzle under the skin and blew it off,” the Scotsman quoted him, as saying.

Cystitis cures, made from sodium citrate, were great emulsifying agents for a cheeseburger, he explained.

“If you add it in very small doses, the cheese emulsifies. You pour it on to a baking sheet then let it set. Voil

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