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Fairmont's Favourite Refreshing Citrus Recipes

From cocktails and desserts to salads and appetizers, here are some great ideas for how to use fresh citrus fruits at your next dinner party!

Calamansi SpritzerFairmont Kea Lani
Calamansi is a tiny orange citrus fruit that grows in tropical areas year-round. Kō bartender, Ness, has a calamansi tree growing on his property and has created this very refreshing cocktail, which is now served at Kō restaurant

Charred Rosemary and Lemon MuleFairmont Pittsburgh
This flavorful take on the classic Moscow Mule incorporates refreshing lemon and rosemary in place of the lime juice. It's a great recipe to make for a crowd since you'll have plenty of the rosemary/lemon-infused vodka on hand.

Citrulicious Civiche – Fairmont Mayakoba
Spring is about to start and the sunny days are coming, what better way to enjoy than with a Citrulicious Ceviche! A combination of seafood, lime juice, orange juice and all kinds of things that make this plate perfect for the Caribbean weather.

Citrus Salad with a Spring Touch – Fairmont Tremblant
A delightful combination of colors and flavors to cheer up as Spring is smoothly making its comeback!

Ka’u Orange Ricotta Breakfast Souffle With Taro Griddle Cakes  – Fairmont Orchid
Start your morning off with a delectable breakfast straight from the islands. A ruby red grapefruit bellini is the perfect accompaniment to taro griddle cakes topped with fromage blanc, Hawai`i Island grown osetra sturgeon and finger lime caviar served alongside a Ka’u orange ricotta soufflé topped with meyer lemon curd. Enjoy!

Kuterra Salmon Ceviche with Charred LemonFairmont Empress
Perfect for entertaining and served with your favourite white wine.

Pink Grapefruit Curd Tart with Meringue, Sponge Toffee, and Gin Grapefruit Gel  - Fairmont Winnipeg
Our chefs love indulging in citrus fruit, from bright lemons, to tart grapefruit to deliciously sweet oranges. 

Roasted Beet Salad with Wild Asparagus, Blood Orange & Raspberry Vinaigrette Fairmont Southampton
Chef Adel Agamy from the Jasmine Lounge at The Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda shares a favourite spring salad: a light and fresh plate that still feels substantial, thanks to the roasted beets. With blood orange segments and a raspberry vinaigrette playing against more earthy beets and asparagus, this fruity salad is simple enough to recreate at home but fancy enough to impress your guests at your next dinner party.

Rooftop Honey and Lemon TartsFairmont Waterfront
Leave it to a pastry chef to come up with this citrus-inspired twist on 'sweet and sour'. Chef Leanne Bentley's honey lemon tarts are unbelievably delicious and melt in your mouth - be warned, it is impossible to only eat one!

Smoked Blood Orange CosmopolitanFairmont Banff Springs
This twist on a cosmopolitan combines the flavors of lively winter Blood Oranges with subtle smoke. This delicious citrus cocktail is available in the lounge at our new 1888 Chop House.

The Mallard Lounge’s Signature Gin & TonicFairmont Chateau Whistler
At The Mallard Lounge, we are passionate about citrus!


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