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Take a Look at the Menu for Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck Melbourne

There's salmon lollipops and mustard ice cream.

Crown Melbourne

British chef Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck pop-up in Melbourne, Australia is officially open and the menu is quirky. Blumenthal and his staff have set up shop at the Crown hotel for the next six months, where they will whip up playful dishes for diners who dropped $525 AUD ($475 USD) on a ticket. The diners had to enter a ballot system to win one of the 14,000 seats available.

As for the food, Blumenthal promises that it is a 15-course "multi-sensory gastronomic journey of history, nostalgia, emotion and memory." Dishes include items like a red cabbage gazpacho with mustard ice cream and salmon poached in licorice gel served with vanilla mayonnaise.

The Guardian writes that while eating the whimsical dishes, diners will have the chance to gaze upon an eight-meter-long long "jigsaw puzzle" featuring a picture of Blumenthal wearing a cap that will be "progressively completed throughout the six-month stay." Check out the menu and some non-flash photography photos below:

THE FAT DUCK MENU

AERATED BEETROOT

RED CABBAGE GAZPACHO
Pommery Grain Mustard Ice Cream

NITRO POACHED APERITIFS
Vodka and Lime Sour, Gin and Tonic, Campari Soda

SAVOURY LOLLIES
Waldorf Rocket, Salmon Twister and Feast

JELLY OF QUAIL, MARRON CREAM
Caviar Sorbet, Oak Moss and Truffle Toast
(Homage to Alain Chapel)

SNAIL PORRIDGE
Joselito Ham, Shaved Fennel

ROAST MARRON
Shiitake Confit, Kombu and Sea Lettuce

MAD HATTER'S TEA PARTY
Mock Turtle Soup, Pocket Watch and Toast Sandwich

"SOUND OF THE SEA"

SALMON POACHED IN LICORICE GEL
Endive, Vanilla Mayonnaise and Golden Trout Roe

LAMB WITH CUCUMBER
Green Pepper and Caraway

HOT & ICED TEA

BOTRYTIS CINEREA

THE NOT-SO-FULL ENGLISH BREAKFAST

WHISKY WINE GUMS

Savory Lollies:

Hint. These are savory. Phenomenal. #thefatduck #thefatduckmelbourne

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Red Beet Gazpacho; Savory Lollies:

Roast Marron; Salmon Poached in Licorice Gel; Lamb with Cucumber:

Jelly of Quail, Marron Cream:

Mad Hatters Tea Party:

"Sound of the Sea":

Wine Gums and a few puzzle pieces:

From the sweets shop:

The dining room:

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