Lemons originated in India and China; the Greeks, when introduced to Lemons, prized them for both their culinary and medical properties. Lemon slicel contains the zest of Lemon.Dried Lemon slice is used in desserts, mulled drinks, added to sugar and used in cooking meat or fish stew. A little Lemon slice mixed in with cheese sauces lightens the dish.
Add a slice of dried lemon to each glass of water for an elegant touch at dinner.
A few slices added to a water bottle makes a refreshing difference for hiking, backpacking, or climbing. The dried slices make it easy to carry enough for extended trips.
"Candied" lemon slices can be made by soaking dried slices in solution of two parts honey to one part water. Re-dry. Repeat two or three times.