Green lemon zest, also known as lime zest, is a popular ingredient in many cuisines around the world. It is made by grating the outermost layer of the green lemon or lime peel, which contains the essential oils that give it its distinctive flavor and aroma.

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The green lemon zest

In cocktails, green lemon zest is often used to add a bright and fresh citrus aroma that enhances the overall drinking experience. It can be used in a variety of cocktails, from margaritas to mojitos. The oils in the zest are released as the drink is consumed, creating a refreshing and invigorating aroma.