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Zest of Combava

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Whether for sweet or savory dishes, it's time to revolutionize your cooking with our powerful yet subtle combava zest . If you love lemony flavors, combava zest is for you!

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What is combava peel?

Combava is a citrus fruit native to Madagascar. This ancient citrus fruit of small size resembles a lime a little crumpled, it is sometimes confused with the bergamot. The combava is a complete citrus fruit of which one can use at the same time the leaf, the juice, the zest or the whole fruit. I present here some combava zests that will bring exoticism to your cooking and awaken your taste buds. Let yourself be transported by the pronounced flavors of the zest of this citrus fruit that you will soon not be able to do without. The combava peel is a product widely used in Reunionese cuisine, but also in Thai cuisine. It goes perfectly with all your dishes, from starters to desserts.

What is the flavor of combava peel?

Combava peel has a powerful flavor that evokes lemon, lemongrass, coriander and ginger. A complexity of flavors that will amaze your taste buds.

The harvest of Combava ?

Combava is a citrus fruit that grows on a plant that bears the same name. The Citrus hystrix is a tree which can extend on 3 to 6 m in height for 2,5 to 3 m broad. It produces a fruit of 4 to 6 cm whose bark is lumpy. It is picked rather green, in autumn. If harvested too late, when the fruit turns yellow at full maturity, it is much less fragrant. The peel is then removed and dried for long storage.

How to use Combava peel?

The taste qualities of combava zest and its complexity make it a product that can be consumed at any time of the meal in savory or sweet dishes.

Our recipe ideas with combava zest

Scallop Tartar with Combava Zest

Let's start with a verrine that will be a hit as an aperitif. Cut raw scallops into small squares. At the same time, prepare the combava zest vinaigrette. Mix the passion fruit with the pulp, finely chopped combava peel, olive oil, finely chopped chives and a little chilli pepper (rather light). Mix the dressing with the scallops and serve.

Sausage rougail with combava zest

Typical dish of Reunion Island, the sausage rougail goes perfectly with the combava. Take smoked sausages and cut them into pieces. Prepare your rougail by mixing olive oil, diced tomatoes, onions, garlic, turmeric and combava zest. Cook it all together to allow the flavours of the rougail to develop and flavour the sausages.

Apple and Combava Zest Muffins

A simple and effective family dessert, the muffin is sure to please everyone's taste buds. Blanch eggs with sugar and add flour, yeast and finely chopped combava peel. Add yoghurt and diced apples and mix together. Place in baking pans and bake for about 30 minutes at 180°. You will love to eat these muffins at any time of the day.

The health benefits of combava peel

Combava is a citrus fruit known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Low in calories, it is perfect to treat yourself while on a diet. Rich in vitamin C, it is invigorating, you can prepare fresh drinks based on this citrus fruit.

The conservation of the zest of Combava

The zest of combava will be preserved preferably with the shelter of the light in a dry place.

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