12 Little Known Facts About Yuzu (Infographic)

Yuzu is a citrus fruit that is widely cultivated in Japan. In North America, though chefs are increasingly infusing their dishes and cocktails with the subtle flavour of yuzu, the exotic fruit retains an aura of mystery. In this post and accompanying infographic, we’ll reveal 12 little-known facts about yuzu and its many uses.

Yuzu is a fruit that looks like a small grapefruit.

100 mg of yuzu contains about 90 mg of vitamin C.

Yuzu is believed to prevent colds and heal chapped skin.
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In Japan, people bathe with yuzu on the winter solstice.

Fragrance from yuzu is used to make soaps, lotions and perfumes.

Yuzu is increasingly used by Western chefs in gourmet cuisine.

Yuzu is used to make citrus-based sauces and yuzu vinegar.
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Yuzu is often combined with honey to make yuzu tea.

Yuzu is used in liquor and wine, and enjoyed in the Yuzu Sour and other tasty cocktails.

A number of breweries use yuzu to make beer.

Yuzu is often used to make sweets such as marmalade and cake.

Yuzu kosho is a spicy Japanese sauce made from yuzu zest, chili peppers, and salt.

Do you want to take these fun facts with you on the go? No problem. Download our infographic on the 12 Little Known Facts About Yuzu:

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