if you have read my post on balang jam last year, you might be familiar with this amazing fruit. buddha's hand which is called balang in iran is a fragrant citron fruit which has a thick skin. i love the smell and the flavor of it. that's why as soon as i saw it in the market again this year, i immidiately bought several to make my favorite jam. you can check out the jam from my post.
but i also try to incorporate it in other dishes. since it has such a citrus flavor it could be a great substitute for lemon zest and orange zest but more flavorful. i bought some fresh shrimps as well, so i wanted to try to use the beautiful conchigliono pasta with them and finish it with a wonderful zest of the buddha's hand.:-)