Whole beldi lemons preserved in salt and water. Once preserved the lemons lose their sharpness, but their citrus-flavour is intensified. Salty and lightly acidic, our small, fine-skinned, preserved lemons retain an intense lemon flavour and fragrance, juicy texture and an appealing yellow colour.
Character Salty and lightly acidic with an intense lemon flavour.
They are a traditional ingredient in North African cuisine, where preserved lemons are a key flavouring, used to add a subtle yet distinctive citrus note to tagines and relishes. We have been bringing quality ingredients from the Mediterranean to chefs since 1991. We have nurtured long-term partnerships with artisanal growers who share our belief that the ingredient is king. George Great taste gold 2012, Thin skinned, Gluten free, Vegetarian Society approved,