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5 Clever ways to use your seasonal lemons

Make the most of nature’s bountiful citrus this Winter.

30 Jun 2014

Homemade ice tea
Adding lemon to homemade ice tea makes it energizing and refreshing, giving it that wonderful zing. It also helps to flush out toxins which is never a bad thing. Our iced tea recipe is caffeine-free and although it’s usually enjoyed in Summer, there’s no reason why you can’t have a glass or two a day in Winter.

Chicken roasted in white wine, lemon and herbs
Make this for a mid-week dinner. It’s perfect served with a healthy dose of greens and some crispy potato wedges. Yum!

Lemon meringue profiteroles
These littler morsels of lemony deliciousness were created for the Food24 NextGen student chef competition by Melissa Field of the Chefs Training and Innovation Academy.

Lemon and thyme shortbread slices
Tongue-tingling and super zingy, these squares make the ultimate pairing to your afternoon cup of tea! WATCH how to prepare them below!

Gin and tonic
Need we say more? This quintessential British cocktail has become a great sundowner favourite all over the world. Many bars serve it with lime but lemon is just as good. Click here to learn how to make the best gin and tonic. You won’t be disappointed.

ALSO READ: 7 citrus-driven recipes to put your seasonal oranges to use


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