• 1 quart milk
  • .5 ounce powdered Japanese green tea
  • 15 egg yolks
  • 1 pound sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup half & half


Bring milk to a boil. Remove from heat and add green tea. Mix well. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar together until they form a ribbon. Combine egg mixture and milk, then strain into a saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until just before the mixture reaches a boil. Remove from heat and cool completely over ice water. Beat heavy cream and half & half until frothy. Pour into egg mixture and mix well. Process in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Yoshi Katsumura (Yoshi's Cafe, Chicago)
Submitted By: Rick Smith
Green Tea Ice Cream