Citrus: A History

Six Citrus Recipes

from Citrus: A History

by Pierre Laszlo

Orange Wine

Peel from a half-dozen oranges
1 liter fruit alcohol, at least 90 proof
2 lbs granulated white sugar
3 bottles dry white wine
2 bottles sweet white wine
A half-dozen peppercorns
A half-dozen cloves
A quarter of a cinnamon stick

  • Remove the white pith, as much as possible, from the orange peel.
  • Put the peel in the fruit alcohol, together with the spices.
  • Let the preparation marinate for 3 weeks.
  • Stir in the sugar with a wooden spoon until dissolved.
  • Add the wine.
  • Allow the mix to marinate for another 3 weeks.
  • Filter out all of the solids.

Book details:

Pierre Laszlo
Citrus: A History
©2007 256 pages, 20 color plates
Cloth $25.00 ISBN: 978-0-226-47026-9 (ISBN-10: 0-226-47026-1)

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