FOODLab

1 April 2016, 7-9pm at Vivid Projects

For one night only Kaye Winwood Projects, in collaboration with chef Chris Hughes, created FOODLab – a pop-up food laboratory at Vivid Projects in response to the current exhibition Silent Signal. 276 people attended FOODLab which explored some of the exhibition themes through a series of tastes, textures and liquids to surprise and delight the senses:

FOOD:
Smoked pepper cake, with syphoned horseradish foam and pea puree
Ramson cake with parsnip cream and greek basil
Petri jellies (Lychee, rose, lemon, raspberry, strawberry, elderflower and grape decorated with edible beads, green apple puree and lemon curd)
Lemon and mint spherical jelly with fruit gin
Spherical lychee jelly with lemon gel
Lickable sweet and savoury tiles of crispy chicken skins, miso paste, horseradish and pea puree, sumac, wasabi and sesame sprinkles; Sour cherry gel, freeze dried raspberries, popping candy, cookie crumb, lemon puree, green apple gel 

BAR:
Narcoleptic Potion – Chamomile and honey syrup, gin and lemon
Problem Potion – Vodka, liquorice syrup, blackberry and apple juice
Fertility Potion – Vodka, triple sec, basil seed pomegranate juice and pomegranate & raspberry juice,
Syringe shots

They were joined at the FOODLab by David Checkley, who contributed to the lighting and set design.

FOODLab was a free event for the monthly Digbeth’s  First Friday.

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foodlab_25615295553_oAbove images courtesy Antonio Roberts, Vivid Projects

 

Image: installation view, The Signal and The Noise, Charlie Tweed (2015). Part of Silent Signal at Vivid Projects, 19/3-23/4/16.  Photo by: Greg Milner Photography.
Image: installation view, The Signal and The Noise, Charlie Tweed (2015). Part of Silent Signal at Vivid Projects, 19/3-23/4/16.
Photo by: Greg Milner Photography