Drying citrus peel is easy and can add a huge flavour boost to so many dishes. The dried peel can be used in chunks or strips, or can be powdered and mixed with other ground spices. I add it to my regular chai mix, to herbal/spice infusions, curry powders, soups, sauces, dressings, syrups, salts, breads…
Dried Herbs in The Kitchen
Have you ever accidentally dried parsley or mint in the fridge? These herbs that mostly will turn brown if you try to air dry them or go to mush if left in the fridge for too long, will sometimes, rarely, amazingly dry to a green crisp in the fridge. And so it was recently. BOTH a bunch of parsley and a bunch of mint relaxed enough in the cold fridge air to dry whilst also retaining their wonderful green colour.
Just to make sure, they were air dried for a couple more days, and tonight, ground