Yuzu is a small, intensely sour fruit used widely in Japanese cuisine, with a flavor somewhere between a grapefruit and a mandarin orange. It has become popular with bartenders and pastry chefs here for its unique tang, which gives these Trixy Stix a nice punch of flavor.
Special equipment: You will need a very clean coffee or spice grinder for this recipe.
You will also need about 20 (8-inch) paper straws.
To fill the paper straws, you will need a couple of pieces of paper, to cover your work surface and make a funnel with—any kind of paper will do. Alternatives to a paper funnel are a No. 16 Open Star or No. 5 Round piping tip. You will also need a toothpick.
What to buy: Yuzu juice can be found in the ethnic aisle or freezer section of well-stocked gourmet or ethnic grocery stores, or you can buy it online.
This recipe was featured as part of our Make Your Own Trixy Stix project for Halloween.
by Amy Schulman | Let’s get one thing on the record: Cakes may be easy to bake, but they’re certainly tough to decorate...
by David Klein | Learn how to make birria tacos at home and you’ll never go back to your usual naked tortilla. A taco...