15 delicious citrus recipes: Cooking ideas for lemons, limes, mandarins and grapefruit
An abundant citrus tree means it’s time to whip up some treats in the kitchen.
Lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruit can be all be transformed into a sweet snack or a pretty cake or cupcake garnish.
The sweetness of Meyer lemons and cardamom spice make this ice cream an absolute winner.
Originating from the Amalfi and Sorrento regions of Italy, this intensely lemony aperitif makes a lovely gift for friends and family.
This is a very satisfying dessert and should be enjoyed with a wee glass of late harvest riesling.
All citrus can be turned into curd, which is a delicious addition to cakes, pies and pancakes, or can be swirled in yoghurt or ice cream.
Toss herbs and garden produce into this zesty salad for a filling, plant-to-plate meal.
Preserved citrus can be added to marinades, stews and Moroccan and Middle Eastern dishes.
A zesty side dish to serve with dinner.
This moist lemon cake is a crowd favourite at any morning or afternoon tea.
Marmalade is easy to make if you get organised in advance. This is a great recipe which produces a wonderful, bright yellow marmalade.
A cake on a grand scale that tastes as good as it looks. Make it from scratch or buy the best sponge cake, meringues and lemon curd you can and proceed to assembly.
An easy lemon tart from the ladies behind the Tora Coastal Walk in the Wairarapa.
This gluten-free syrup cake is made with seeds and nuts and is bursting with tangy mandarin flavour.
A great way to use up excess oranges — make sure to save the peels for orange wine liqueur.
Transform excess mandarins into a delicious curd.