"But food is not just a conversational common denominator like the weather is in Britain. The subject, sometimes passionately debated, represents a personal philosophy of life." --Kinta Beevor

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Lemon Juice Brightens Flavors and Can Substitute for Salt

   Fresh squeezed lemon juice can be a great substitute for salt in just about any vegan dish. I use it all the time. However, I find that some lemons can be too sour which ends up overpowering  instead of complimenting and enhancing the other flavors in a dish. To avoid this I buy my lemons ahead and let them sit and "mellow" on a platter on my coffee table. Waiting a week or so before using these lemons really does the trick.

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