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Preserved Lemons

We planted a little lemon tree two years ago at the backyard. It produced two lemons last year. We were not expecting many this year either since it’s still in its juvenile stage, not fully grown. It’s only less than 2 meters high. The tree trunk is so skinny and fragile. The branches are so willowy. At some stage, I thought it might not bare any fruits this year at all. How wrong I was! All of a sudden, it started blooming. So many flowers. Then, so many lemons. We found lemons on every single branch. The lemons were big and heavy that I started to worry the branches might break.  At the end, it’s all good. After we gave some away to our friends and neighbors, we still have more than we can handle. It’s quite hard to keep the fruits fresh for a long time. So I decided to make some preserved lemons. We can use it later for cooking. The preserved lemons can be found in many Moroccan recipes. It will be handy to have some …