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Are we creating something new, or changing something old?

I have always been interested in molecular gastronomy and i am a big fan of Alinea, sorry guys. Chefs at molecular gastronomy restaurants always try to take a classical dish and take it into the new world. So did they create a new dish, or did they just change the way to present it? For example the restaurant sepia, located in Australlia, run by Chef Martin Benn has a dish based off rive rocks. They are essentially just ice cream frozen in liquid nitrogen in the shape of a river rock with various toppings. So did he create a completely new dish or a new method for an old one? My question is, are we actually creating something new, or changing something old?

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  • Mar 25 2012: The law of conservation of energy states ''Energy cannot be created or destroyed, but it can be transferred or transformed from one form to another"
    >> We are creating the new by changing the old :D

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