When life hands you lemons, start cooking! Nothing says fresh like a squeeze of lemon. Oils refine. Salts perk up. Fish may be less fishy, but berries are berrier. No fruit runs from sweets to savories with more alacrity then lemon.
Less acidic than a lemon. Less sweet than an orange. The lovely Meyer Lemon is more herbal, more botanical than either. And while it was introduced to this country about 100 years ago, it took Alice Waters and Martha Stewart to make it popular.
They are similar in flavor and tartness to conventional lemons, with slightly less acidity. This lemon is uniquely pink on the inside, with a rind that varies from yellow with green stripes to a lovely pink colored blush.
The Cara Cara is a beautiful, pink-fleshed orange. Seedless, sweet and low in acid, the flavor is complex with a note of cherry and rose petals.