Recipe – “Green tea coconut pearls”

“Green tea coconut pearls”
Recipe by “The de Chine shop & tea salon, – Paris”
Recipe book – “The Tea Box” by Gilles Brochard
 
 
1/2        cups sticky-rice flour
1            teaspoon powdered green tea (Matcha)
2            egg yolks
2            tablespoons coconut milk
               Salt and pepper
               Grated coconut
 
*    Mix the sticky-rice flour and powdered green tea.  Add 6 tablespoons warm water and stir until thickened.
*    Form mixture into 8 balls about the size of a walnut.   Mix the egg yolks, coconut milk, and a pinch of salt and pepper, to make a paste.  Make a hole in each ball and fill with the egg paste.
*    Drop the balls into boiling water, and cook until they float to the surface.   Remove and drain.   Roll the balls in the coconut.
*    Serve hot or cold.
*    8 servings
 
—-(Matcha tea available through Lavendar Cove)
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