The Yuzu is the result of a unique hybrid of a primitive Asian citrus fruit and a sour mandarin. Originating in China, the Yuzu is most recognized for its wide cultivation and use in Japan.
Both the juice and peel of this most uncommon fruit yield a fascinating fragrance and flavor. Best known as an ingredient in authentic Japanese cuisine, Yuzu enhances sauces and other dishes with its lively freshness. Since fresh Japanese Yuzu cannot be imported into the United States, it is fortunate that is now increasingly cultivated in California.
Yuzu’s unique flavor is less sharp and more subtle than lemon, allowing its tart fruitiness to enhance other flavors without overpowering them. Just peel a bit of the Yuzu's greenish rind to release its distinctive and complex aroma of lime, lemon and grapefruit. This pleasing and aromatic zest makes an amazing contribution to cocktails, savory dishes and desserts.
Store fresh Yuzu at room temperature for up to a week or in the fridge for longer storage.
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