Did I just discover a Cuban meal supplement that helps you lose weight??? From the wikipedia:“Bitter orange is also used in herbal medicine as a stimulant and appetite suppressant, and has replaced the banned stimulant ephedra in many herbal weight-loss products.”
Perhaps a new reality show called “The Fattest Gordo” where you eat nothing but chuletas de puerco marinaded in naranja agria. NBC: you know how to reach me blog link.
Anyway, these citric gems are in season right now but despite that, are still difficult to find. You can try your local hispanic market but in lieu of that, I have found an online source:
They are only available through February so I suggest you get some, juice ’em and freeze ’em.
Update 2/3/09: It seems that ripetoyou.com is having technical difficulties right now and is not accepting online orders.