Cocktails and beverages with citrus ingredients can be garnished using a lemon or lime twist. Citrus twists are easy to make, and they add visual appeal to your drink. It’s simple! Here’s how.
How to Make a Lemon or Lime Twist
How to garnish your cocktail or drink with a pretty lemon or lime twist.
- 1 fresh ripe lemon or lime
You will also need: A sharp knife
Take a fresh lemon or lime. Slice a ring from it.
Make a slice through one side of the peel and the pulp, all the way up to the rind on the other side.
Cut the pulp off of the peel so that you have one long thin strip of peel.
Twist the peel into a curly-q shape. The peel should naturally hold its shape.
Use lemon or lime twists to garnish cocktails or beverages.