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Aspic Aquarium

Yields1 Serving

Tested Recipe!

 Unflavored gelatin
 1 tsp lemon juice
 1 tsp sugar
 Blue food coloring
 Greens for plants Escarole, parsley, scallion, rosemary
 Vegetables for sea creatersPeppers, carrots, onions
 Shell macaroni
 Broccoli or cauliflower

Prepare clear gelatin. Flavor with lemon juice, a touch of sugar. Add a drop of blue vegetable color. Pour thin layer in loaf pan or bowl. Chill until slightly thickened. Prop escarole sprigs, parsley, and scallion to pan edge, suspended upside down.


Next, the fish! Press bright pimiento "fish" cut-outs into the first layer. Continue making gelatin layers with vegetable "fish" (cucumber, carrot), at different levels. Mold last layer with shrimp, shell macaroni and cauliflowerettes for "ocean bed."