Umami Sorbet with Maccha and Tomato

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Appears in
Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

By Ole Mouritsen

Published 2014

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  • 15 g (½ oz) maccha
  • 8 dL (3⅓ c)


  1. Pass the maccha powder through a sieve into a deep, warmed bowl, add the warm water, and whisk for 1–2 minutes, until the tea foams.
  2. Soften the gelatin in a small amount of cold water.
  3. Pour the warm tea into a blender, add the cane sugar, corn syrup, gelatin, tomato juice, and seeds from the vanilla bean. Blend until smooth.
  4. Season wi