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anything I can add to this to save the taste of this?!

Discussion in 'Cookery' started by lilachardy, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    I wouldn't have expected lemon zest to be that powerful. Did you grate it or use a parer, or what?
    I'm wondering how big the bits are!
  2. tartetatin

    tartetatin New commenter

    Hi. I finely grated the zest. The bits were really tiny! Eurgh, the aftertaste of the lemon is just horrid ... and how strange that it has given me a headache (I'm a bit of an old packhorse and am never ill). I must google!
  3. tartetatin

    tartetatin New commenter

    Oh great, it seems lemon is a natural headache reliever. So much for that then!
  4. lapinrose

    lapinrose Star commenter

    You could add some water and a cut up potato, cook for 2-3 mins then take out the lumps of potato, may help, not sure but worth a try.
    Was the lemon an unwaxed one?
  5. nick909

    nick909 Star commenter

    Maybe you managed to grate the pith in as well?
  6. nick909

    nick909 Star commenter

    Ah, or indeed this. I always buy unwaxed lemons so forgot to think of this!
  7. nick909

    nick909 Star commenter

    I would be making that leftover risotto into arancini...mmmmm...arancini....

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