In 2003, The New York Times named yuzu as “the darling of chefs.” Over the past decade, this delectable hybrid of the Ichang papeda lemon and a sour mandarin orange has grown in popularity making it both the darling of chefs and home cooks alike. With its delicate notes of lemon, lime and grapefruit, yuzu is the ideal citrus for both savory and sweet preparations.
Hotaru Foods is harnessing the power of this little knobby fruit and combining it with the decadence of Japanese-style Mayonnaise. Think Kewpie, but better. Made with freshly harvested eggs, pure yuzu juice and soybean oil, this preservative-free mayonnaise is absolutely luscious with a bright pop of citrus. Coming in an easy to use squeeze bottle, Yuzu Mayo is perfect anywhere you would use traditional mayonnaise.
Yuzu mayonnaise is fantastic in any seafood preparation. Add a kick to tartar sauce or as a binder for crab cakes. How about yuzu coleslaw on a fried fish sandwich? However, there is nothing like enjoying the simplicity of using it as a dip for rich, buttery steamed artichokes.