The Buddha Hand citron has long segments that resemble fingers with all white pith on the inside and fragrant zest on the outside that can be yellow or green. They lack juice and pulp, and often seeds.
Buddha Hands (Green)
Use the Buddha Hand for its fragrant zest, which is similar to lemon though much more intense. The zest can be removed in long strips, which are great curled in the bottom of a martini glass, candied or stored in white wine vinegar for use in sauces and vinaigrettes. Enjoy them as ornamental fruit or in any recipes that calls for lemon such as baked goods like biscotti, fruit compotes, casseroles, and soufflés.