Win a copy of Building Community this week in the City Repair forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • paul wheaton
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • Mike Haasl
  • Joylynn Hardesty
stewards:
  • r ranson
  • James Freyr
  • Burra Maluca
master gardeners:
  • Steve Thorn
  • Greg Martin
gardeners:
  • Ash Jackson
  • thomas rubino
  • Carla Burke

Using lemon rinds (combined with other fruit to make some killer lemonade

 
pollinator
Posts: 940
Location: Stevensville, MT
25
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
http://www.heathersdish.com/1/the-ultimate-strawberry-lemonade/
Haven't tried this yet, but think lemon rinds can be really awesome flavor-wise.
 
Posts: 38
Location: london, england
1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
including the pith probably won't make the lemonade bitter until it sits for a while. you could get all that lemon oil flavor by zesting the lemon, adding the zest to a simple syrup, and then mixing juice+syrup and water together. That's my usual method for making limeade or lemonade. the syrup dissolves well in water, which helps me avoid adding too much sugar and ending up with sludge at the bottom.
 
Posts: 488
Location: Foothills north of L.A., zone 9ish mediterranean
4
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
The pith is some of the best nutrition in citrus - loaded with flavones like rutin & quercetin, plus it is mostly pectin which stimulates bile flow, lowers LDL cholesterol, and chelates heavy metals and radioactive cesium from the body. 

Thanks for the recipe!
 
My, my, aren't you a big fella. Here, have a tiny ad:
2020 BB20 Skill Building Event
https://permies.com/wiki/144815/BB-Skill-Building-Event
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic