A piece of orange or lemon peel, or the aromatic oil which may be squeezed from such peel, used to give flavor to liquor, etc.
Hence, something that gives or enhances a pleasant taste, or the taste itself; an appetizer; also, keen enjoyment; relish; gusto.
The woody, thick skin inclosing the kernel of a walnut.
To cut into thin slips, as the peel of an orange, lemon, etc.; to squeeze, as peel, over the surface of anything.
To give a relish or flavor to; to heighten the taste or relish of; as, to zest wine.
The outermost colored peel of lemons, oranges, and other citrus fruits.
Grated rind of a citrus peel, used as a flavoring.
vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
Outermost layer of citrus skin typically removed with citrus zester to create thin strips. Only colored portion of skin (not white pith) is considered the zest. The aeromatic oils in citrus skin add considerable flavor to food.
The outer, brightly colored part of the skin of oranges, lemons, limes and other citrus fruits. This part of the skin has natural oils that provide intense aroma and flavor. Therefore, small shavings of the zest are often added to recipes as a citrus flavor enhancer. The pith, or the white portion of the skin just below the zest, is bitter and should not be used.
The perfumy outermost skin layer of citrus fruit (usually oranges or lemons), which is removed with the aid of a citrus zester, paring knife or vegetable peeler. Only the colored portion of the skin (and not the white pith) is considered the zest. The aromatic oils in citrus zest are what adds flavor to food. Zest can be used to flavor raw or cooked foods and sweet or savory dishes.
A strip of lemon or orange peel.
To remove the outermost skin layers of citrus fruit using a knife, peeler or zester. When zesting, be careful not to remove the pith, the white layer between the zest and the flesh, which is bitter.
the thin, brightly colored, outermost skin layer of citrus fruit which contains flavorful aromatic oils and is removed with the aid of a zester, paring knife or vegetable peeler.
Zest is the outer, colored shell of citrus fruit and is often used for baking. Zest has become a synonym for spice, strong flavor or interesting taste. During preparation, as much of the white membrane, which is bitter, should be removed with a vegetable peeler or zester tool.
Zest is the outer, colorful skin of citrus fruit and is often used to add strong flavor to foods, such as lemon meringue pie, sorbets and salads.