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It is a kind of pomelo. A yuzu (Citrus aurantium, formerly C. junos; Japanese ユズ, 柚, 柚子) is a citrus fruit that grows in Japan. It looks a bit like a small grapefruit, and can be either yellow or green. Binomial name Citrus x grandis The pomelo is a citrus fruit, a cross between the grapefruit and the pummelo. ... Species & major hybrids Species Citrus aurantium Citrus limetta Citrus maxima - Pomelo Citrus medica - Citron Citrus reticulata - Mandarin & Tangerine Major hybrids Citrus x aurantifolia - Lime Citrus x hystrix - Kaffir Lime Citrus x ichangensis - Ichang Lemon Citrus x limon - Lemon Citrus x limonia - Rangpur Citrus x paradisi - Grapefruit Citrus x sinensis - Sweet... Fruit stall in Barcelona, Spain. ... Binomial name Citrus × paradisi Macfad. ...


Yuzu flavor closely resembles that of the grapefruit, with overtones of Mandarin orange but it is rarely eaten as a fruit. It is commonly used as a herb somewhat like the way a lemon is used in other cuisines. Its outer skin is also used to garnish a dish. Yuzu may also be used to make marmalade or a cake. Yuzukosho, lit. yuzu and pepper, is a hot and spicy sauce made with green yuzu skin and green pepper. Satsuma Mandarin Orange The Mandarin orange is a small citrus tree (Citrus reticulata) with fruit resembling the orange. ... A herb (pronounced urb in American English and hurb in most varieties of Commonwealth English) is a plant grown for culinary or medicinal value. ... Binomial name Citrus × limon Lemons are the citrus fruit from the tree Citrus × limon, a hybrid of cultivated origin. ... A garnish is a substance used primarily as an embellishment or decoration to a prepared food or drink item. ... Marmalade is a sweet conserve made from fruit, sugar, and (usually) a gelling agent. ... A cake is a form of food, usually sweet, often baked . ...


Bathing with yuzu on Toji (the winter solstice) is a popular custom. Kids bathing in a small metal tub Bathing is the immersion of the body in fluid, usually water, or an aqueous solution, such as the asses milk favored by Cleopatra VII of Egypt. ... Illumination of Earth by Sun on the day of winter solstice on northern hemisphere In astronomy, the winter solstice is the moment when the earth is in a point of its orbit at which the northern or southern hemisphere is most inclined away from the sun. ...


See also Cuisine of Japan There are many views of what is fundamental to Japanese cuisine. ...


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The yuzu [YOO-zoo] is a Japanese citrus fruit (Citrus junos (Rutaceae)) which about the size of a tangerine and is quite sour.
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