The Japanese lemon !
This Japanese citrus fruit will enliven oriental taboulé, sorbets, falafel, white fish, julienne vegetables, sweet potato mash and chocolate desserts.
Yuzu is from East Asia. It was introduced to Japan during the Tang dynasty in around 700. It looks like a small lime about 5 to 8 cm in diametre. It is harvested in October in Koshi prefecture in Japan. Yuzu is yellow or green depending on how ripe it is. It tastes similar to mandarin or grapefruit. Yuzu can be eaten fresh as a fruit or used for its juice, its zest, it also comes in powder form or as pearls.
|Shelf life||5 years|