Monthly Archives January 2009

Buddhacello, part 1

After I mentioned to Phil my success in making Limoncello using Persian limes (would that be limettacello?), he kindly offered up a Buddha’s Hand for me to try the same thing with. Buddha’s Hands are truly odd beasts — they’re a citrus fruit, but they have no pulp. It’s all zest and pith. And they look like an elder god. They smell somewhat lemony, but with strong floral notes — similar to the smell of some roses. After a bit of research, I discovered that the pith of the Buddha’s Hand isn’t bitter, which means I didn’t need to be
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