Ferran Adria: Light the touch paper & stand well back

Ferran Adria is an enigma. ┬áHe is, I have discovered, by turn provocative, exciting, playful, argumentative, disruptive, engaging and leading up the first Culinary Conclave for the elBulli Foundation held this past weekend, passionately demanding in what he wants to achieve. I therefore felt a little out of place at the recent august gathering of…