Grapefruit, Black Sesame, Shiso

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Lickerland: Asian-Accented Desserts

Lickerland

By Jason Licker

Published 2016

  • About

I think grapefruit is one of the most neglected fruits in all of pastry. I couldn’t stand the stuff when I was a kid (unless it was covered in sugar), but now I adore the intricate, bitter flavor. The sweet and nutty qualities in black sesame go beautifully with grapefruit curd, and I’ve added a touch of shiso for enhanced complexity. In pastry, bitterness is rarely the star of the show but this particular combination mak