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A question about a recipe: Orange Ricotta Pillows with Lillet Kumquat Compote. Kumquats aren't available. What can I use as a substitute?

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I have a question about the recipe "Orange Ricotta Pillows with Lillet Kumquat Compote" from ChezSuzanne.

asked by Deborah Mathison over 5 years ago
3 answers 1831 views
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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 5 years ago

I'd use clementines.

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added over 5 years ago

Oh, my darlin', Clementines! I'll give it a try. Oddly, I can buy everything from patio furniture to fine wines in my mega grocery store but no kumquats, which are in season. Hmmm. Thanks for your help.

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added over 5 years ago

Thanks for helping answer this, Amanda! Really appreciate it. Clementines should be fine - but won't be quite the same as kumquats since they have a tart/sweet combo with the pulp/skin. Would love to hear how the clementines work for you! I know kumquats can be hard to fine at times :-(

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