With the sunny days, light foods follow, and the grocery carts are filled with vibrant yellow lemons due to the spring blooming. Unfortunately, this usually means that the compost and trash bins are also filled with lemon zest. The outer layer of citrus fruits is usually ignored, but using it may bring benefits other than waste reduction.
In a series of Cooking to improve mood, Chefs and food justice activists Sophia Roe Her favorite ingredient is lemon zest, nutritionist Uma Naidoo, MD, Support her, saying that Peel is underestimated. So, of course, we have to ask why.