Yuzu

The yuzu is a citrus fruit and plant originating in China. It was introduced to Japan and Korea during the Tang Dynasty. Also known as Japanese grapefruit, yuzu is believed to be a hybrid of sour mandarin and Ichang papeda. The fruit looks a bit like a very small grapefruit with an uneven skin, and can be either yellow or green depending on the degree of ripeness. Yuzu fruits are very aromatic and can grow as large as a grapefruit. The yuzu's flavor is tart, closely resembling that of the grapefruit, with overtones of mandarin orange. It is rarely eaten as a fruit, though in the Japanese cuis..

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