Powdered green tea blended with sweet whipped cream is a popular parfait topping in Japan, particularly in Kyoto. Here the cream is lightened with low-fat yogurt cheese to make a pretty and delicious topping for poached pears and other desserts. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Winter 2003

Victoria Abbott Riccardi
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Line a sieve or colander with cheesecloth and set over a bowl, leaving at least 1/2 inch clearance from the bottom. (Alternatively, use a coffee filter lined with filter paper.) Spoon in yogurt, cover and let drain in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Discard whey.

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  • Whip cream in a small bowl until soft peaks form. Add sugar and continue whipping until firm peaks form. Fold in drained yogurt, along with matcha mixture, if using.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

440 calories; 25.3 g total fat; 15.8 g saturated fat; 94 mg cholesterol; 185 mg sodium. 582 mg potassium; 41.7 g carbohydrates; 42 g sugar; 13.3 g protein; 987 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 29 mcg folate; 458 mg calcium; 43 mg magnesium;

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