Exotic Citrus Shrubs (Kaffir Lime, Yuzu)

5 Oct

Coming across unusual, briefly-in-season, quick-spoiling fruit at Monterey Market yet again inspires cold-infused shrubs to extend the experience.

Fresh kaffir limes, unlike any other citrus in fragrance:


Oleo saccharum yields the most intense flavors (shown here, Yuzu, an east asian citrus):



It’s a pain to juice a yuzu:


And a week later I  strained and bottled them (I didn’t have time for real labels):


2 Responses to “Exotic Citrus Shrubs (Kaffir Lime, Yuzu)”

  1. Simon October 10, 2014 at 8:07 am #

    I’m completely smitten with the flavour of yuzu. Would love to be able to get hold of the fresh fruit, but sadly I have to make do with bottled juice and Korean yuzu-honey tea!


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