How do I use a lemon zester?

Answer Prepare the lemonScrub your lemon with a sponge in warm, soapy water to remove any dirt and debris from the surface. Rinse the surface clean, then dry with a paper towel.Zest the lemonPlace the lem... Read More »

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What is a lemon zester?

A lemon zester is a kitchen tool used to remove just the yellow zest from the outside of a lemon. The zest adds more flavor than the juice of citrus fruit. Zesters are designed to leave the white p... Read More »

How do i make lemon zest without a zester?

ZestingPlace a bowl or clean cutting board on the counter to catch the lemon zest. Hold a fine grater by its handle, in a horizontal position, with one hand. Rub the outer yellow skin of a lemon ac... Read More »

How do i use a zester?

Wash the citrus fruit you intend to zest with a sponge and warm soapy water beforehand. Rinse the fruit and dry it well. Select a type of zester for your fruit. You can use a knife or vegetable pee... Read More »

How do i zest without a zester?

Grate The ZestRemove the zest from a lemon or other citrus fruit with a grater. You can use a microplane grater or the small holes on one side of a box grater. Place a bowl or cutting board underne... Read More »