Benefits of Orange Rind

Orange rind is also known as Orange Zest. It is colored outer skin peeled from the Orange Fruit. Once the Orange rind is peeled, it releases an instant aroma around the surroundings. It happens due to the essential oils that are present in the zest. Orange Rind shouldn’t be confused with the underlying white portion of the peel. 

 

Usage 

The rind is popularly used in cooking as a flavoring agent for its oil glands and strong flavor. It is also used for decorative purposes in cakes, cookies and puddings.

Apart from its culinary uses, orange rind can also be used as a glass cleaner, air freshener and odour neutralizer. It is often us ed by ladies as a facial cleanser too.

Did you know? 

Orange rind can be used to soften brown sugar. The moisture from the peel helps to clear the lumps and make the sugar usable.

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