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citrus fruits [1]click to hear

Somewhat acidic fruits with a high vitamin C content comprising numerous sections and covered with a rind that has an external layer called zest.
citrus fruits [1] lime bergamot kumquat lemon mandarin

lime click to hear

Intensely fragrant and used like the lemon; it is an essential ingredient in ceviche, a raw marinated fish dish.

bergamot click to hear

Because its greenish flesh is inedible, it is primarily used for the zest and essential oil derived from its rind, especially in Earl Grey tea.

kumquat click to hear

Small citrus fruit, .75 to 2 in long with a sweet tender rind that can be eaten unpeeled; its flavor is enhanced through light steeping.

lemon click to hear

Highly acidic, it is especially used to flavor various recipes and enhance the flavor of certain foods; it is the main ingredient in lemonade.

mandarin click to hear

Similar to a small, slightly flattened orange, it is less acidic than most citrus fruits and is often eaten as is; it peels easily.