Zest (What to do with a Citrus Fruit)

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This is my favourite photo of the day and represents a beautiful Sunday where I’m trying out new things.

After making lemon icing to go on a honey cake, the other day, I fell back in love with the smell of lemons.

The clean citrus scent, the multitude of uses and the texture of the fruit itself.

I’m presently looking for ways to use these fruits more widely.

Other than cutting them up and using them for art, cleaning or desert purposes.

But I’d like to share everything I’ve found so far:

  • Need a little extra in your beauty regime? Lemon can be used in Salt scrubs, face masks or even hair gels. I found some great recipes and tips here.
  •  Lemon juice makes a great cleaning product and smell great. So if you’re cleaning out the fridge or want to brighten your wash a hot or cold lemon mix should do the job. for tougher challenges mix it with salt to clean grills or pennies.
  • Health and lemons. When you were little and you heard that you should be drinking honey and lemon for a fever or cold it held a lot of truth. Lemon juice not only helps break fevers but is great for teeth, is a natural antiseptic for the skin, can help fade old scars and can even assist high blood pressure.
  • Beyond the practical uses check out these recipes I found on BBC Good Food…Delicious!

Any other ideas? Leave a comment, I’d love to hear from you!

If you’re weekend is lacking a little zest then look no further,

Daisy

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