Kumquats, unlike other citrus fruits, is eaten whole. Yes, including the skins! They are delightful little things to put in your mouth, and have tons of health benefits too! Kumquat tea is a therapeutic treatment for sore throats and for anyone who is in need of some nerves soothing.
2 cups hot water
1. Wash kumquats and slice them into halves.
2. Squeeze most of juice from each piece into a container, then toss fruit in.
3. Put the kumquats and juice into boiled water, cover and steep for a few minutes.
4. Serve hot, or let cool, refrigerate then serve with ice.
If you’re a sweet tooth, add honey for that extra kick of sweetness.