Note: This recipe has been adapted from "The Babbo Cookbook" by Mario Batali. Photography by Christopher Hirsheimer. Copyright 2002 by Mario Batali. Photographs copyright 2002 by Christopher Hirsheimer. Reprinted by permission of Clarkson Potter.
Orange dust, invented by a former chef at Jo-Jo, restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten's first establishment, gives this light, healthful appetizer its zing. You can make the dust up to 2 weeks in advance; substitute lemons or limes for the oranges as desired.