- Step 1: Wash and pull off stem pieces Wash the kumquat and pull off any stem pieces that remain on the fruit.
- Step 2: Roll between fingers Roll the kumquat between your fingers to release its essential oils.
- Step 3: Pop in your mouth and chew Pop it in your mouth and chew, skin and all.
- TIP: The skin of the kumquat is its sweetest part, so chew a couple of times to release the sweet essential oils.
- Step 4: Spit or swallow the seeds Spit out or swallow the seeds.
- FACT: Did you know? Kumquats are a symbol of prosperity in China and are a main staple during Lunar New Year celebrations.
You Will Need
- A kumquat
- An appetite