Penne al Pattinson! Actor Robert leaves fans baffled after he whips up a VERY bizarre combination of sugar, pasta and cornflakes in a microwave
- Robert Pattinson has baffled fans with his bizarre pasta recipe including sugar
- He says he wants make a dish you can eat with your hands, like pizza or burgers
- Actor made the microwave dish while speaking to a journalist over FaceTime
Robert Pattinson left fans baffled with a bizarre pasta recipe that involved cooking pasta in the microwave with cheese slices, sugar and a layer of crushed cornflakes.
The actor, 34, whipped up the dish while speaking to a GQ journalist over FaceTime from the London Airbnb where he is in lockdown.
According to the article, Pattinson microwaved a bowl full of penne pasta and poured it into a tinfoil bowl lined with crushed cornflakes, sugar and layers of cheese slices.
Robert Pattinson, pictured in January, left fans baffled with a bizarre pasta recipe that involved cooking pasta in the microwave with cheese slices, sugar and a layer of crushed cornflakes
He finished it off with half a hamburger bun and burnt ‘PC’ into the bread using a lighter.
Details of the unusual homemade concoction, dubbed Piccolini Cuscino, or Little Pillow, sent fans wild after extracts from the article were shared on Twitter.
One tweeted: ‘Robert Pattinson attempting to demonstrate his “fast food version” of pasta to a GQ reporter is peak comedy, I think.’
Another wrote: ‘I have no clue what he was trying to do but it sounds like fun. We should 100 per cent do this.’
After the extracts of the interview were shared on Twitter, fans were left baffled by the recipe calling it ‘peak comedy’ ‘unhinged’ and ‘hysterical.
A third added: ‘This man is a national treasure and no one can convince me otherwise o m f g.’
Explaining the motivation, Pattinson said he is hoping to open a pasta fast food restaurant chain.
He told the magazine he wanted to create a pasta equivalent of burgers or pizzas – a dish that can be held in the hand – and designed a protype version using a panini press at his home in LA.
So convinced of his idea, the cover star, who is currently preparing for his role as the titular character in The Batman, met with LA restaurateur Lele Massimini to pitch the the dish, which he calls Piccolini Cuscino, which translates as Little Pillow.
While Massimini passed on the partnership, the Harry Potter actor said he hoped he might find a collaborator by revealing the recipe.
Robert told the magazine he wanted to create a pasta equivalent of burgers or pizzas – a dish that can be held in the hand – and designed a protype version using a panini press at his home in LA.
Many were supportive of the heartthrob, saying he was a national treasure and just preparing for his role as Batman.