Orange Zest

The peel of the orange has been used for centuries to flavor foods. Our Sweet Orange Zest is finely minced using only the outer peel of the orange - no bitter pith - and minced with 50% sugar. This 'knuckle saver' ingredient base is every baker's friend! Sweet Orange Zest adds texture and mouth-feel along with natural orange flavor from the oil found in the rind. It offers a more intense orange flavor than orange juice, and makes delicious pastry and cake recipes just a bit more zesty!

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Featured Recipe

Cherry-Orange Sauce

Yield: 8 oz.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
    • 8 oz. fresh orange juice
    • 4 oz. demi-glace
    • 3 oz. The Perfect Purée Cherry,  thawed
    • 2 oz. Grand Marnier or orange liqueur
    • 1 tbsp. The Perfect Purée Orange Zest,  thawed

1. In a saucepot combine orange juice and demi-glace. Simmer until reduced by half.
2. Stir in Cherry puree, Grand Marnier and Orange Zest. Simmer mixture, stirring frequently, until reduced, about 15 minutes.
3. Strain sauce and pour into a bain marie to hold until serving time.

Serving Suggestion:
This sauce is perfectly designed for roasted, grilled or sautéed poultry, such as duck, chicken, game hens, pheasant, quail, or smoked turkey.
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