Yin-Yang Kiwi Banana Tart


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

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To end a Chinese meal on a deliciously philosophical note, here is a stunning fresh fruit tart, with a jewel-like topping of lightly glazed kiwi and banana slices arranged in the Chinese symbol of yin and yang. It is a dessert whose flavors and textures convey the yin-yang message perfectly. The citric jade-green kiwi (native to central China) and the rich blonde banana (from the south) are delightful complementary opposites. Likewise, the sturdy shortbread crust and the soft, almondy filli