Lemon is for me the citrus par excellence, one of my favorite ingredients. Cakes, biscuits, creams, meats, vegetables: always finds its place. When I was young, the “lemon yellow” pastel attracted me with a special charm. And lemon curd is the most limonose cream ever tasted, where lemon is the undisputed protagonist and shines.
And after the cookies I put the matcha tea in the panna cotta too. And it came out a fresh, delicate, pleasant dessert … indulged by a pouring of white chocolate sauce, which with the taste of tea forms an unforgettable couple!
If you find yourself with a mountain of delicious matcha tea, in addition to drink it every day, don’t you want to put it in some treats? Impossible to resist the temptation. Short search on the net – because I remember a time when everything was green – and I’m already kneading my cookies.
Today we go for a tart, which I think I can put first in the ranking of my favorite desserts. The ones with jam, to be precise. A classic. And what I show you today is with the shortcrust oil, very fast and easy to manipulate and work.
Today I present you and explain how to prepare at home the nian gao, or the rice flour cake, typical of the Lunar New Year festivities. “Gao”, which means “cake”, also has the same pronunciation as the word meaning “high”. So eating it and giving it away as a gift is considered a good wish...