Orange Peel Pieces
These dried pieces of orange peel do not contain any added sugar and are for using in recipes that require dried orange or mandarin peel.
Use these Orange Peel pieces for tea flavoring; in marinades that require an orange citrus flavor; in desserts, mulled drinks, added to sugar and used in cooking meat or fish stew or mixed in with cheese sauces to lighten the dish.
Other Usage Ideas
These dried Orange Peel Pieces are a beautiful way to incorporate the smell and color of fresh oranges into your products. They can be used as an exfoliant in scrubs and soaps, and also to enhance homemade bath salts and soaps.
Orange Peel Pieces smell just wonderful and would make an excellent addition to holiday potpourri mixes, "tea" baths or just about anything that requires the sweet smell of oranges.
To make a "tea" from these Orange Peel Pieces, simply infuse in hot water. Add 2 tsp. of the peals to one cup boiling water and steep for 3-5 minutes. Strain off the juice, and use it to replace your water content in healing lotions, medicinal sprays, or salves.
Try adding a small amount of this herb in a netting and wrap around the bathtub facet. Allow the hot water to run through it and enjoy a orange scented bath that will benefit your skin with natural vitamin C (a known skin toner) as well as provide a mild cleansing property.
The cultivation of citrus has a history of at least 2000 years, and the fruit was used long before then. Oranges originated in India and China; the Greeks, when introduced to Oranges, prized them for both their culinary and medical properties.
Product of Australia.