Preserved Lemons

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1½ quarts

    • Difficulty


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By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 2014

  • About

When you make your own citrons confits (preserved lemons), an indispensable ingredient in French-speaking North Africa and throughout the eastern Mediterranean, you come to better understand one of the most powerful flavorings in our cuisine. Like all preserves, lemons need time to develop their flavor, which is very different from the lemon zest that I have often seen as a substitute in recipes. If you are in an absolute hurry to have a sneak preview of your preserved lemons’ flavor