Orange Peel, Chopped
Orange peel is often added to enhance other flavours in desserts, gravies, sauces, and meat dishes. Dried orange peel can also be used as a garnish. It is a tasty addition to herbal tea blends. You can add dried orange peel as a kindling to start a BBQ, the fragrance from the fruit peel will lend its fragrance to meat and fish.
Dried orange peel is strongly aromatic with a pleasant sweet odour, but a bitter taste. It is capable of softening other taste impressions. Yet it is suited not only for fish but also for meat; especially the strong taste of innards are made more pleasant. careful dosage is essential. Orange peels are an ingredient in 5-spice powder in some regions in China
Add orange peels to dry pot pourri blends and to simmering pot pourri, they can also be added to bath teas. A decoction of the peels can be added to lotions, creams and shampoos. An infusion of the herb can be used to wash floors and surfaces.
Country of Origin: Spain
Latin Name: Citrus Aurantium Sinensis L
Plant Family: Rutaceae
Other Names include: Apfelsine, Naranja, Navel Orange Sweet Orange, China Orange, Cáscara de Naranja, Orange Douce, Sinaasappelschil, Orangenschale, Kulit Jeruk & Zeste d’Orange.
Storage: Store in cool, dry and dark conditions away from direct sunlight. Recommended storage information is given on the product packaging.