White Miso “Pot De Crème” | Green Tea Génoise Crumbs | Kumquat Marmalade | Kumquat Jelly

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Appears in
The Elements of Dessert

By Francisco Migoya

Published 2012

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Why These Flavors Work

In very general terms, flavors from a particular area may go well together, with the emphasis on “may.” In this case, these are Asian ingredients that happen to get along well. White miso, more a taste (umami) than a flavor (caramel-like), helps really round out all of the flavors in this dessert. The green tea is the subtlest flavor, with grassy, herbal notes, and the kumquat is the foremost frontal flavor, adding citrus sweet