Lickable wallpaper was a Wonka-inspired amuse bouche on Heston's Chocolate Factory Feast. Get decorating with the recipe...

Ingredients

For the sausage oil breadcrumbs

  • 50g butter
  • 150g grapeseed oil
  • 4 jumbo pork sausages
  • 200g dried breadcrumbs
  • For the lickable sausage mix
  • 175g sausage oil breadcrumbs (see above)
  • 1g rosemary
  • 9g pork stock cubes
  • 2g chicken stock cubes
  • 0.3g ground nutmeg
  • 0.2g ground ginger
  • 0.2g freshly ground white pepper
  • 0.8g red cocoa colouring
  • 1.2g black cocoa colouring
  • For the wallpaper gel base
  • 100g brown chicken stock
  • 16g strong beef stock
  • 25g golden syrup
  • 2.2g Worcestershire sauce
  • 1g salt
  • To finish the gel
  • 74g wallpaper gel base mixture (see above)
  • 2g pectin jaune
  • 2g caster sugar
  • MethodTo make the sausage oil breadcrumbs1. Melt the butter in a sauté pan with the grapeseed oil and fry the sausages over a high heat for 5-10 minutes until well caramelised.2. Strain the oil through a sieve and reserve (discard the sausages). Heat the sausage-infused oil to 150°C. Add the breadcrumbs and fry until golden brown. Drain on kitchen paper and place in a dryer overnight to get rid of any excess oil.To make the lickable sausage mix3. Blitz all of the ingredient together in a food processor and pass through a drum sieve. Place on kitchen paper in a dryer and dry overnight.To make the wallpaper gel base4. Whisk the ingredients together thoroughly and weigh out 74g.To finish the gel5. In a small saucepan, bring the base mixture to 80°C. Mix the pectin and sugar together and add to the pan.6. Bring the mixture to the boil while whisking, then remove from the heat and cool.To serve7. Cut a stencil of a cocktail sausage out of a piece of thin rigid plastic material.8. Brush the gel onto a wall using the stencil and a stencil brush.9. Using a tea strainer, dust over the lickable sausage mix evenly. When it is dry, flatten with the back of a spatula and carefully lift off the stencil.This recipe is taken from Heston's Fantastical Feasts(published by Bloomsbury)