Kumquat

Kumquat

Kinkan
きんかん
金柑
  • What is it?

    Kinkans are small orange, citrus fruits that are in season during the winter. The fruit has a sweet skin that is quite aromatic and a sour flesh.

  • How can it be eaten

    Kinkans are usually eaten whole without peeling the skin, although some people prefer to eat only the skin and discard the inner fruit. They can be used to make marmalade, jam, in desserts and as a cocktail garnish. Kinkans are also believed to be good remedy for winter colds due to their high vitamin C content.

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