Warm Coconut Tapioca Pudding | Frozen Mango Parfait in Crisp Feuilles De Brick | Aloe and Hibiscus Gelée

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Appears in
The Elements of Dessert

By Francisco Migoya

Published 2012

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Why These Flavors Work

Fruits that are from a particular region typically go well together. In this case, it is tropical fruits: mango and coconut, with a flower from a tropical area, hibiscus. The aloe, while not tropical, adds some acidity and brightness to the sweeter components on the plate. The three flavors— aloe, coconut, and mango—are not frontal, but they are all distinct. Coconut is mellow, but it enhances the mango. The aloe brings freshne