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YUZU   Yuzu is a  thick skinned sour cross between a mandarin and the strange, bitter Icheng Papeda. The Yuzu fruit originally came from China and made it's way to Japan in 600 AD. While the fruit is not particularly tasty, the rind exudes a complex, fruity citrus fragrance beloved by Japanese cooks. It also has other uses - at Solstice time in Japan one can bathe in hot water infused with Yuzu.  Yuzu happens to be a fantastic cocktail ingredient and works extremely well with gin and  is also an enchanting addition to flavoured Sake and Shochu based liqeur. Apart from Yuzu liqueur there are a variety of ways to introduce this wonderful flavour into your gin cocktails such...

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