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Old 04-11-2007, 9:47 AM
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Default lemon unwaxed

Ive been using a website called www.lovefoodhatewaste.co.uk and one of the recipes asks for an unwaxed lemon but I have no idea what im looking for. Any ideas? jay-jay Ps
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Old 04-11-2007, 9:49 AM
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Most lemons sold are waxed before they are shipped over, however, you can buy unwaxed lemons - I think you can buy these in Sainsbury's but I am not sure, it's best to ask when you go shopping as to whether the lemon is waxed or unwaxed.
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Thanks horace do you know if they differ much in look?
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Old 04-11-2007, 9:56 AM
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Horace is right.
Most supermarkets sell unwaxed lemons.
They look the same... only the label on the shelf states "unwaxed"
I did hear ages ago, that if you could not get unwaxed lemons or limes, give them a good wash with a little scrubbing brush to remove the thin layer of wax. I always do this now.
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Old 04-11-2007, 4:46 PM
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You may need to use a little detergent as well, and then wash the detergent off!
Some health food shops sell a product which helps, similar to this:
http://www.tryfit.com/spray.php
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Old 04-11-2007, 8:55 PM
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yep


lemons are sprayed wit wax so they look shiny. the unwaxed ones just need a scrub with WUliquid and then a rinse and there you have it!


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