Yield: 1 servings
|1 teaspoon||Freshly grated lemon zest|
|10 \N||Whole cloves|
|1 \N||Bay leaf|
|½ teaspoon||Whole allspice|
|½ teaspoon||Whole black peppercorns|
|1 tablespoon||Fresh lemon juice|
|½ cup||Peanut or vegetable oil|
Preheat oven to 300F.
With a mortar and pestle or a spice grinder grind coarse zest, cloves, bay leaf, cinnamon, allspice, and peppercorns with lemon juice to form a paste.
In a 1-cup measure or very small metal bowl stir together paste and oil.
Set measuring cup or bowl on a baking sheet and cook in lower third of oven 1 hour. Cool on a rack 30 minutes.
Line a small strainer with several layers of cheesecloth and strain oil into a glass jar.
Gourmet September 1994
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