Get It While You Can: The Deli’s Citrus Salad Is in Season

Citrus’ wild origins can be traced to Southeast Asia. Unlike our contemporary sweet varieties, early species of citrus fruit were extremely bitter. Anthropologists believe that they were used not for food but rather as medicine, cleansers, embalming fluid and beauty treatments. The first edible citrus probably resulted from crossing citron—a large, bitter fruit with lots […]

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