Monday, June 29, 2015

Recipe of the Week (06/29/15)

Limequat is a hybrid of lime and kumquat. Meet these incredible recipes using limequats!

Candied Limequats

1 pint limquats (washed), 1 cup water, 1 1/2 cup sugar, pinch salt

1. Slice limequats as thin as possible, discarding the seeds.  
2. Bring sugar, salt and water to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. 
3. Add limequat slices. 
4. Remove from heat. 
5. Allow to cool to room temperature before refrigerating.

Candied Limequat Mojitos

Time: 30 min
Amount: enough for 2 cups

4 oz white rum, 12 mint leaves, 10 candied limequat slices, 2 Tablespoon candied limequat syrup, 1 oz fresh lime juice, 4 oz soda water, turbinado sugar for rim of glass

1. Wet the rim of two glasses with a lime and dip in the turbinado sugar. 
2. Add crushed ice to each glass. 
3. In a cocktail shaker, add the mint leaves, limequat slices and syrup and lime juice. 
4. Muddle until leaves are broken. 
5. Add the rum and shake to mix. 
6. Divide between two glasses, top with soda water.

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