Black Lemon Oil

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Mile 8: A book about cooking

Mile 8

By David Higgs

Published 2018

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  • 5 lemons – halved
  • 1 litre canola/olive oil blend


Boil the lemons in water until soft. Remove lemons from the pot and scoop out the pith from each half. Place the skins under heat lamps or in a dehydrator at 54°C for 24 hours.

Place in hot smoker (70–80°C) for 6 hours until black and dry. Add to a vacuum bag with the oil and vacuum seal. Sous vide at