Meyer Lemon Crème Fraîche

A lemony crème fraîche is the perfect accompaniment to crab pie, smoked salmon or bagels. Meyer lemons have a sweeter, less acidic flavor than other varieties.



Makes 1 cup

Recipe from

Coastal Living


1 cup crème fraîche
1/2 teaspoon Meyer lemon zest
1 tablespoon Meyer lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon salt
Pinch of freshly ground pepper


Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl; whisk until smooth.

Philippe Breneman,

Aquarius, Santa Cruz, California,

Coastal Living

November 2009