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Five Spiced Peach Caviar

Five Spiced Peach Caviar
YIELDS
4 servings
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Ingredients

Five-Spice

2
piece star anise
2
sticks cinnamon sticks
1
tsp cloves
1
tsp szechuan peppercorn
1
tsp whole fennel seeds

Peach Caviar

8
oz peach nectar, cold
1
tsp sodium alginate
¼
tsp baking soda
4 2-ounce
syringes
2
cup bottled spring water
1
tsp calcium chloride
1
Tbsp five-spice
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Directions

Step 1

In a skillet over medium heat, toast each of the five spices separately for 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 2

Once you begin to smell the oils in the air, toast for one minute longer.

Step 3

Place all the toasted spices in a coffee grinder and grind to a fine powder.

Step 4

Remove the five-spice and set aside.

Step 5

In a blender, mix 1/3rd of your peach nectar with sodium alginate. Add the rest of the nectar and blend well.

Step 6

Transfer the peach mixture to a small pot and heat to 205 degrees F.

Step 7

Remove from the heat and whisk in the baking soda.

Step 8

Fill your syringes with the peach solution and set aside.

Step 9

In a small pot bring the spring water to a boil and add the calcium chloride.

Step 10

Drop by drop, add the peach solution to the boiling water and cook for one minute.

Step 11

Strain the resultant ‘caviar’ and rinse with cold water.

Step 12

Place 2 ounces of ‘caviar’ in a spoon and season with five-spice.

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