How to store bergamot lemons
Lemons can be kept in a cool room or the fridge for at least a week.
How to cook bergamot lemons
The juice prevents cut fruit and veg from browning and can be used as a substitute to salt in dishes. The zest and peel contain pectin and can be used to help set jams and jellies. Grated zest can also be used to flavour cakes, biscuits, mousses, custards and sauces.
Roll a lemon between your hands for a couple of minutes before using to warm the fruit gently – you will be able to yield more juice.
We love ProNatura. This French NGO co-ordinates production and provides support for hundreds of small-scale, organic, Fairtrade farmers in countries all over the world. The project is as ambitious as it is admirable.
We’re just as confident in ProNatura’s quality as we are in their ethical credentials. Their fresh fruit has been such a smash hit at Riverford that Guy even went out to Togo and the Dominican Republic to meet ProNatura’s growers for himself .
Country of orgin
Grown in Morocco.
Our lemons are sold as class 2. This means that they might not look cosmetically perfect, but they are grown for the very best flavour. (We have to tell you this to satisfy some EU rules).