Photo, Erik Putz.
When life gives you lemons (and other gorgeous citrus), head to the kitchen!
Right now tart citrus is at its zenith. Everywhere you look there are cara cara or blood oranges, juicy lemons, grapefruit, tart green limes and more in abundance. Take advantage of this cheerful cornucopia of fruit before it's gone with these sunshine-filled lemon recipes and more.
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Looking for a great make-ahead desert? This lemon meringue trifle recipe improves over time as the ladyfingers soak in the limoncello and lemon juice. Get our lemon meringue trifle recipe.Photo, Roberto Caruso.
Back away from the store-bought treats—they’ve got nothing on these homemade lemon squares, which pair a sweet-crispy base with a jiggly, sugar-dusted citrus custard. Get the recipe for lemon squares.Photo, Erik Putz.
Make your own candied clementines to give this orange-hued loaf cake a little extra sparkle. Get our orange-drizzled sweet potato cake recipe.Photo, Roberto Caruso.
Few things top a one-sheet weeknight dinner, and this one involves baked veggies paired with sweet and tangy chicken. Get our sheet pan orange chicken with sweet potato recipe.Photo, Erik Putz.
If you only make one recipe from this collection, this cake is our pick. The juicy grapefruit and soft, glazed cake are a heavenly match. Get the recipe for grapefruit olive oil cake.Photo, Andrew Grinton.
A sweet and bright way to accent your morning toast. Kitchen tip: To make it extra-decadent, spread toast with mascarpone or cream cheese, then add a dollop of marmalade. Get the recipe for our Instant Pot Meyer lemon marmalade.Photo, Ashley Capp.
Make use of an entire piece of fennel (fronds included) with this flavourful side dish or salad. Get our roasted fennel with orange dressing recipe.Photo, Roberto Caruso.
Orange slices, beets and radishes give this salad a zesty kick. Get our colourburst citrus chicken salad recipe.(Recipes by Irene Ngo; Produced by Stephanie Han Kim, Sun Ngo and Aimee Nishitoba; Photography by Erik Putz and Christie Vuong; Food styling by Ashley Denton; Prop styling by Madeleine Johari)
Basted every 30 minutes with savoury citrus-and-spice pan sauce, this pork roast is an dinner party superstar. Get the recipe for roast pork belly with clementine and star anise.Photo, Andrew Grinton.
Loaded with grapefruit and pomelo, citrus salad is a perfect breakfast side or a light and healthy lunch. Get the recipe for Thai citrus salad.Photo, Andrew Grinton.
Tested until we had the perfect crust, filling and golden-tipped meringue, this pie is worth the extra time it takes to put together. (Tip: Making the pie without the meringue the day before allows the filling to cool completely, and will get you the best results when adding the meringue.) Get the recipe for lemon meringue pie.Photo, Roberto Caruso.
This delightful loaf is one our most popular recipes, ever. (Maybe it’s the thin and extra-zesty layer of lemon glaze?) Get the recipe for classic lemon loaf.Photo, Erik Putz.
Forget takeout—try making lemon chicken at home. These crispy bits of chicken coated in zesty sauce are irresistible. Get the recipe for Chinese-style lemon chicken.Photo, Erik Putz.
Lemon, garlic, parsley, chili flakes and freshly grated pecorino make up most of the ingredients needed to make this ultra-simple plate of pasta. Get the recipe for easy lemon pasta.Photo, Erik Putz.
Fluffy cake sits atop a surprise layer of citrus-y pudding in this comforting winter dessert. Get the recipe for lemon pudding cake.Photo, Erik Putz.
Cooked in a sweet and salty sauce, these zesty braised chicken thighs are best served over rice. Get the recipe for orange soy-braised chicken thighs.Photo, Andrew Grinton.
Topped with a honey-orange compote, these hearty oats are a great way to start the day. Get the recipe for creamy coconut steel-cut oats with blood orange compote.Photo, Andrew Grinton.
Spice up your citrus tonight. This blend, plus thinly sliced red onions, takes the bright fruit into savoury sides territory, seamlessly. Get the recipe for orange chaat masala.Photo, Andrew Grinton.
Get the recipe for homemade limoncello.Photo, Erik Putz.
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