Eastern Savory

Asian influences introduce savory flavors to sweet dishes

Implications - Many consumers are increasingly turning to food for much more than sustenance, seeking a memorable product experience. Flavor fusion fulfills this desire quite well, and in the case of Asian influence in desserts, is reversing the flavor profiles associated with sweet dishes. Providing consumers with an exciting take on traditional goods, this shift signifies a consumer openness to novelty when it comes to food.
SCORE: 5
Mild Top 5 Examples: 4,817 Total Clicks Mar 15 - Aug 15
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Blueberry Dessert Sushi - Genki Sushi's Sweet Sushi Dish Uses Cream Cheese, Cereal & Berries
SCORE: 6.3
Warm 1,090 Clicks Pub: Jul 30, 15
Blueberry Dessert Sushi
Genki Sushi's Sweet Sushi Dish Uses Cream Cheese, Cereal & Berries
Genki Sushi is known as Japan’s first ever sushi conveyor chain, but this traditional restaurant is keeping up with the times by offering unusual hybrids, including sweet sushi. The... [More]
Tantalizing Savory Sundaes - Seattle-Based Pink's Ice Cream is Influenced by Bangkok Tastes
SCORE: 3.5
Warm 1,610 Clicks Pub: Mar 6, 15
Tantalizing Savory Sundaes
Seattle-Based Pink's Ice Cream is Influenced by Bangkok Tastes
Pink’s Ice Cream is a Seattle-based company offering a refreshing selection of dairy and non-dairy ice cream flavors inspired by the flavors the owners grew up with in Bangkok, Thailand. The... [More]
Black Sesame Cheesecakes - This Creamy Cake is Infused with Traditional Japanese Ingredients
SCORE: 5.3
Mild 323 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 15
Black Sesame Cheesecakes
This Creamy Cake is Infused with Traditional Japanese Ingredients
The Food52 blog has put together a recipe for a decadent cheesecake that is infused with traditional Japanese ingredients. Although black sesame seeds are an extremely important part of Asian cuisine,... [More]
Thai Tea Ice Cream - Delicious Recipe Turns a Favorite Asian Beverage into a Yummy Frozen Dessert
SCORE: 4.4
Mild 1,092 Clicks Pub: Mar 6, 15
Thai Tea Ice Cream
Delicious Recipe Turns a Favorite Asian Beverage into a Yummy Frozen Dessert
After visiting Thailand and subsequently forgetting some of the edible sensations that I enjoyed so much, this recipe for Thai tea ice cream has me yearning for a taste of the East. And what better... [More]
Ginger Miso Ice Cream - Sam of Drizzle & Dip Creates an Asian-Inspired Vegan Dessert
SCORE: 4.3
Mild 702 Clicks Pub: Mar 7, 15
Ginger Miso Ice Cream
Sam of Drizzle & Dip Creates an Asian-Inspired Vegan Dessert
The flavor of the ginger miso ice cream will already stop people in their tracks. The fact that it contains no eggs or dairy and is vegan will have their jaws on the floor. Unique through and through,... [More]