There is an innovative and fun method that is used to preserve lemons for a whole year, delicious and fresh as never before.

trick for lemons

Lemons are one of the most well-known and loved Made in Italy products in the world. Just close your eyes for a moment and think of Sorrento, with its yellow expanses that embellish the hills overlooking the sea. Not least the scent that envelops and all the properties that this citrus fruit with a thousand uses possesses. Not just a flavoring , but also a natural remedy to use in all circumstances. Experts teach how to preserve it for a whole year, with a quick and easy method.

How to store lemons for a year?

Is it possible to store lemons for a whole year ? This is a product with a thousand properties that is used not only in the culinary field, but also for wellness or skin care. Preserving a lemon today is not easy, especially if they are purchased in a supermarket and you don’t have a plant in the garden.

Italian lemons

The experts made their knowledge and experience available to make everyone aware of the natural preservation method of lemons for the entire year. Before knowing the procedure, the necessary ingredients are the following (per used jar):

  • 1 liter jar
  • 1 1/2 lemons
  • 1 piece of chili pepper
  • Bay leaf 1
  • 1 teaspoon of dill seeds
  • Half a teaspoon of coriander seeds
  • Black pepper, a handful to taste
  • Garlic 2 or three cloves
  • Cloves 3
  • Coarse salt 2 teaspoons
  • Cold water 1 carafe

Once all the ingredients are ready to be used, it’s time to discover the process for preserving lemons.

Jar method, procedure and advice

There is a method to preserve lemons for a whole year and it is also very easy to try , the steps are as follows:

  1. Take the sterilized and empty jar and insert the bay leaf at the bottom
  2. Then pour in the teaspoon of dill
  3. Then prepare the garlic and chilli pepper
  4. Then pour in the coriander seeds
bay leaves for lemon

Now the time has come to proceed in this way :

  1. Wash the lemons with the help of salt and bicarbonate to disinfect them
  2. Cut them into many small slices
  3. Take the chilli pepper and cut it into small pieces too
  4. Arrange the lemon slices along the entire jar
  5. Pour in the chilli pepper to combine with the lemon

Once this procedure has been done, pour in the cold water until the entire jar is filled. It’s time to hermetically close the jar with all the ingredients inside, shaking until they come together.

lemon slice

The jar must be stored in a cool, dry place without direct sunlight. Shake once a day so that all the ingredients can work together to preserve the lemon for a whole year.