The Mandarin Orange Cube

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Lickerland: Asian-Accented Desserts

By Jason Licker

Published 2016

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I created this dessert in Hong Kong during Chinese New Year after I noticed that chefs everywhere were making desserts that looked like real fruit. It was cool the first time I saw this technique, but like most trends in Hong Kong, people tend to overdo it. I had no intention of jumping on the fake fruit bandwagon, but I wanted to channel this idea into something different with a connection to Chinese New Year. Thus, the more abstract Mandarin Cube was born. I paired fresh mandarin puree wi