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KUMQUAT

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KUMQUAT

ABOUT

The kumquat is a small, oval citrus fruit which originally comes from China. Kumquats can be consumed with the skin on. The exterior has a bitter sweet taste, whilst the flesh has a bitter sour taste.

PREPARATION

The kumquat is ripe when the skin has a beautiful orange colour. Wash the fruit before preparing; peeling isn’t necessary. Kumquats can simply be eaten out of the hand, but can also be used in salads and desserts. It can also be used to make jam, marmalade and liqueur.

ORIGIN

South Africa, Spain, Argentina, Israel

 

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