Parfait Inspired by Kyoto Zen Garden Arrives at AMAN KYOTO

19.May.2021 | FOOD / SPOT

The Kyoto-based luxury resort and spa AMAN KYOTO is now serving a special parfait for spring and early summer until June 30 which is inspired by traditional Japanese zen gardens.

Zen Garden Parfait

The Living Pavilion by Aman

Situated quietly in a secret garden at the heart of a forest, AMAN KYOTO is just a stone’s throw from Kyoto’s famous golden Kinkaku-ji Temple. This secluded spot is home to abundant nature with green filling your vision at every turn.

 

The Zen Garden Parfait is enjoyed at the resort’s dining space, The Living Pavilion. The sponge of the cake and the cookies are made with matcha and made to look like the moss of a zen garden. The delicious ‘stones’ are made from houjicha tea cookies, while the crunchy cocoa-flavoured cat tongue biscuits are reminiscent of trees. White chocolate sits hidden underneath the garden panna cotta while fragrant matcha tiramisu, which is made from organic matcha from Uji, helps to complete that garden look. Other sweet additions include rich matcha cream, a nine-layered tiramisu, yuzu ice cream, yuzu jam, and more.



The parfait is served in an original matcha bowl made by Japanese ceramics artist George Nakamura.

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