Fresh Japanese citrus juices, hand pressed and lightly salted. Yuzu juice has the tart flavour of grapefruit and mandarin and is used much the same way as lemon but when a richer and more unique citrus flavour is required in fish, vegetable and noodle dishes. It is also common in puddings and will add some extra zing to a lemon drizzle or cheesecake. Ripe Sudachi juice is pressed into a punchy juice with strong lime flavour and peppery aftertaste. Less tart than yuzu it is used in sorbets, bavarois and mousses. Both juices make spectacular additions to Gin & tonic and cocktails.
What is Yuzu? Yuzu fruit is a citrus fruit widely used in Asian cuisine. It originated and grows wild in central China and Tibet. It was introduced to Japan and Korea during the Tang Dynasty.
What is sudachi? Sudachi Is a Japanese citrus fruit, the majority of which is cultivated in the Tokushima prefecture. The squeezed juice is often used as an alternative to vinegar.
What does Yuzu juice taste like? The yuzu's flavour is tart, closely resembling that of the grapefruit, with overtones of mandarin orange. It is rarely eaten as a fruit, in Japanese cuisine its aromatic zest is used to garnish dishes and its juice is commonly used as a seasoning.
What does Sudachi juice taste like? Sudachi juice is sour citrus, not eaten as fruit, but used as food flavoring. The flavour is comparable to that of a sweet lemon or lime.
Where can I buy fresh Yuzu fruit? The Wasabi Company sell fresh yuzu fruit from November to February and have a full range of other yuzu products throughout the year that includes: yuzu juice, puree, candied peel and yuzu kosho.