How To Cook With Lava: A Video Tutorial

A third challenger has appeared in the perennial throwdown between gas and charcoal grilling: Freaking LAVA.

Photo Credit: Bompas & Parr

Sculptor Bob Wysocki and geologist Jeff Karson, both with Syracuse University's Lava Project (previously), teamed up with London-based alt-culinary duo Bompas & Parr to stage a cookout with the molten liquid of an artificial lava flow. The unusual heat source can reach temperatures of 2100°F – plenty hot to roast a couple of ribeyes and some ears of corn.

More on Bompas & Parr's adventures in grilling, including their attempt to cook meet with lightning, at Design Boom.