This is a list of lemon dishes and beverages, in which lemon is used as a primary ingredient. Lemon is a small evergreen tree native to Asia, and the tree's ellipsoidal yellow fruit. The fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, though the pulp and rind (zest) are also used in cooking and baking.

Lemon dishes

Homemade lemon curd

Soups, sauces and condiments

Lemon beverages

Similar foods and beverages

  • Kitron – a lemon liqueur produced on the Greek island of Naxos. It is made from the fruit and leaves of the citron tree, which is similar to the lemon tree but stronger and slightly different in taste.
  • Limeade – similar to lemonade, but is made with lime juice or lime flavor instead of lemon.

See also


Whole and halved lemons
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