Matcha, Shiso & White Chocolate Cake

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

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Lickerland: Asian-Accented Desserts

Lickerland

By Jason Licker

Published 2016

  • About

I remember the first time I tasted shiso. It was fresh but oddly familiar, like meeting somebody for the first time but feeling like you’ve known them for years. It’s essentially Japanese mint, an herbaceous, refreshing and subtle leaf. I immediately wanted to pair it with milk chocolate. As a kid, I used to love eating Andes chocolate mint bars, addicted to that perfect convergence of velvety chocolate and cooling mint. Here, I use the subtle minty quality of shiso paired beautifully with