The Power of Yuzu

Photography by: Aaron Dyer

Bottled citrus juice is usually a poor substitute for the real, freshly squeezed thing. But yuzu, a citrus fruit grown throughout Japan and Korea that’s reminiscent of grapefruit and lime, is deliciously fragrant, and the bottled juice works well in recipes that call for fresh lemon, lime, or grapefruit juice. We especially like it in cocktails, vinaigrettes, and glazes for desserts, like this citrus pound cake. (Get the glaze recipe.) Our test kitchen likes Yakami Orchard 100% Pure Japanese yuzu juice ($14 for 12 oz.,


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