SodaStream Saturday #2

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What fruit do you think that is, in my soda water?

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It is definitely citrus, but what kind of citrus? Drumroll please..

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It is an Imperial Mandarin. Imperials tend to have less seeds – in fact this particular one had no seeds at all. I’ve cut them up two different ways to put them into my soda water.

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With a mandarin there is a little more pith than with an orange and most people are cool with eating the pith, so I did not bother to trim it all off like I would with an orange, though you certainly could do that if you wanted it to look more pretty.

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One mandarin will provide you with 190% of your daily vitamin C, according to the Aussie Mandarins website. Mandarins are in season from April to October.

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So the next time you are making a soda water or mineral water drink, and you happen to have a couple of mandarins lying around, why not combine the two to make a new kind of awesomeness? :)

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5 thoughts on “SodaStream Saturday #2

  1. I’m sure the mandarin gives your drink a lovely flavor. We tend to eat them too fast to have any extras laying around to try this, though.

  2. I usually put lemon slices in my water, sometimes just lemon peel. Zest really, since I use a veggie peeler to skin off thin strips with no pith and drop them into my water.
    Mandarins just get gobbled up.

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