Definition of yuzu
: a green or yellow aromatic citrus fruit whose acidic rind and juice are often used in Japanese cuisine
Recent Examples of yuzu from the Web
Finish with a Straus Greek yogurt panna cotta topped with yuzu granita, puffed rice, and rubylike pomegranate seeds.
The upscale eatery will serve a wide-ranging menu featuring duck spring rolls, Texas Gulf crab beignets and seared ahi tataki tuna with yuzu shrimp ceviche relish.
The mix of black and white grains gets a kick from yuzu kosho seasoning.
This riff on the piña colada, served at chef John Besh’s storied restaurant, ditches the coconut cream and swaps in tangy, floral yuzu juice for pineapple.
The short menu twists the classics, but not beyond recognition—like the creamy, herbaceous Celery Sour No.2 (our pick) or elegant Tokyo Collins, spiked with yuzu sake and a longtime fixture on the list.
Since opening last spring, this flamingo-pink storefront space has been serving signature drinks with Japanese ingredients like yuzu and red bean, along with La Colombe coffee and Chikalicious pastries.
Go for the Green Island, with matcha green tea, yuzu, organic frozen yogurt, mochi and azuki bean — or the Pink Island, with lychee, mint, organic ice cream, fresh strawberries, mochi and boba.
Sipping her yuzu tea in a buzzy café in Tokyo’s Shibuya district, 20-year-old university student Marin Minamiya is exactly what you’d expect of a fashionable young Japanese woman.
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Origin and Etymology of yuzu
First Known Use: 1977See Words from the same year
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