A couple of Sundays ago, a fellow Formaggio Kitchen colleague introduced me to Bergamot oranges. Our produce department recently received a batch and I had never seen one before!
Bergamot gives Earl Grey tea its distinctive flavor (the essence is extracted from the skin of the orange). When I sampled one, I was given a small slice to try because it turns out they are more like lemons in terms of their sourness than they are like conventional oranges. (more…)