Lemons are a versatile fruit and every part of the lemon can be used in a multitude of ways. From adding zest to your baking to preserving lemons for future use, here are some ideas to help you make the most of this citrus season.
Take your baking to the next level with lemon zest sugar. Combine the zest of two lemons with one cup of sugar and mix thoroughly. Store the lemon zest sugar in an airtight jar, allowing the flavours to infuse. This delightful ingredient will add a zesty twist to your cakes, on top of your porridge, and anything else that needs a kick.
Keep your drinks cool and infused with lemon by freezing individual slices. This simple trick enhances the lemony taste but is also a great way to use those odd bits of lemon that are sometimes forgotten in the fridge. Here's how you can do it:
Now you can enjoy chilled drinks with the added zing of frozen lemon slices whenever you desire. Gin & Tonic anyone?
Preserved lemons are a great addition to many meals and are mostly found in Middle Eastern cuisine. They bring a unique tangy flavour and a touch of complexity to soups, stews, curries, roasted vegetables, and salads. Here's how you can make them:
Keep your beverages cool and infused with lemon flavour by freezing lemon slices. This simple trick not only enhances the taste but also adds a refreshing touch. Here's how you can do it:
Now you can enjoy chilled drinks with the added zing of frozen lemon slices whenever you wish!