Yuzukko is 100% juice of the citrus fruit, yuzu - a tangerine-sized citrus with a thick, bumpy rind. Yuzu, among all the citrus fruits, is known to have the most elegant, fragrant aroma. The yuzu fruit is not generous with its juice, each one producing only a little less than a tablespoon. Yuzuya Honten Company uses a unique process, squeezing the fruit gently to make juice without bitterness or unpleasant flavors.
Replacing lemon juice or vinegar with Yuzukko brings your ordinary dressings and sauces to another level. Try splashes on grilled fish and meat. Yuzukko mild acidity and rich fragrance not only refreshes your palate, but brings out the best flavor from the grilled items. Yuzukko makes a novel and outstanding version of lemonade, just in time for summer. The possibilities for cocktails are limitless, whether with sake or western liquors. Try Yuzukko in place of lemon in cakes, tarts, pie fillings, meringue pie, sorbet or ice cream for delicious and memorable desserts.
And of course you can prepare the most fragrant, best ponzu (a yuzu-flavored sauce) for dressings and dipping.
Shelf life: Unopened bottles maintain quality and flavor for 6 months if stored in cool, dark and dry place. An opened bottle must be refrigerated and should be used quickly in order to enjoy the best flavor. No preservatives have been added to Yuzukko. At the top of the bottle you may find some sediment. They are natural fruit residues and do not affect the quality. Simply shake the bottle to mix.