While we usually utilize the juice from a lemon, the peel also contains a lot of taste. So that none of that delicious fruit goes to waste, here’s how to use lemon zest. I don’t particularly appreciate squandering lemons. Lemon is bright and cheerful fruit, and I’m saddened by the prospect of all that sunshine being wasted.
What is Lemon Zest, and How do I Use it?
The flavedo, or outermost layer of the peel, is what lemon zest, or the zest of any citrus fruit, refers to.