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Lemon juice, rind, and zest are used in a wide variety of food and drink.

When used in marinades for fish, its acid neutralizes amines in fish by converting them into non-volatile ammonium salts, and meat, where the acid partially hysdrolyzes tough collagen fibres, tenderizing the meat, but the low pH denatures the proteins, causing them to dry out when cooked.


By Massimo L. (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

100 g contains about

53.2mg Vitamin C (80mg=recommended daily=64%)
9.35g Sugar

Oranges grow on trees, 3 up to 10 meter high. Citrus sinensis is the name of the tree that is an evergreen with little white flowers. In Europe the tree blooms from February till June.

In German the "Orange" is also called "Apfelsine".

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