Do you also know the famous saying “sour makes fun,” and do you think that curmudgeon should eat more lemons? If so, then you have fallen for an incorrect statement:
The ancient folk wisdom comes from the 18th century, and there it was called “lusty” – that is, make something fun, have an appetizing effect. And that is exactly the case with many acidic foods; they stimulate the flow of saliva, promote digestion, and make you want to eat.
But the universal genius lemon can do more than just be sour – we have tested the five best tips and tricks with yellow citrus fruit for you!
Tip 1: Homemade lemonade
The juice of a squeezed lemon mixed with one liter of cold water makes a delicious, low-calorie soft drink without any artificial additives.
To get more juice out of the lemon, squeeze and roll the lemon back and forth on the work surface a few times before squeezing. And if you hold a small sieve or a coffee filter or a piece of kitchen paper under the lemon, no stone will fall into the soda.
Please do not throw away the seeds; they could become the basis for your own orangery (you can find out more about this in tip number 5).