Begamot Sour Orange

bergamotAromatic, yellowish green fruit used for sauces, Earl Grey tea cocktails, perfumes and exotic recipes. Historically grown in Calabria in southern Italy. Available from California in late December to January.

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Additional Information:

The Bewitching Bergamot from S.F. Chronicle (PDF 71kb)
How Bergamot's got their start in California
All about Begamots and Earl Grey Tea
Dr. Knowledge Cautions on Bergamot Oils (PDF 46kb)

Recipes:

Andy Powning's Bergamot Salmon
Glazed Bergamot Bundt
Adventures in Cocktails