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Using Molten Glass To Cook A Whole Fish Is Totally Mind-Blowing

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A more popular form of cooking whole fish in restaurants nowadays is encapsulating the entire animal in a crust of salt and baking it, creating a perfectly moist dinner that also makes for an awesome tableside presentation.

Thanks to foodie Instagrammer and Foodbeast friend Anders Husa, however, we may have found a method to top the salt-baked style: cooking with molten glass. Essentially the molten glass becomes broiling material that dials in at around 1150 degrees Celsius, or just over 2100 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Not only does it look amazing and generate some incredible visual effects, as the above video from Anders shows, but it also steams the fish (in this case, a turbot) to ultimate levels of tenderness and silkiness in just 20 minutes. This particular glass-cooked meal was a collaboration between Restaurang Rot and Glasstudion Big Pink in Sweden, and it looks like a fun, eye-popping, and innovative new way to cook fish.