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  botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Lime Fruit - Herb Profile and Information
The flowers are small and white and the fruit about half the size of a lemon, with a smoother, thinner rind, having a greenish tinge in its yellow.
Oil of Limes is used for flavouring purposes, especially in mineral waters and artificial lime-juice cordials, consisting of sweetened solutions of tartaric acid.
It is clear or slightly turbid, pale yellow or greenish-yellow, with the characteristic odour and taste of limes.
www.botanical.com /botanical/mgmh/l/limfru27.html   (346 words)

  lime - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Lime (fruit), common name for a tree (Rue), and for its fruit (Citrus).
Limes are native to Southeast Asia and are cultivated chiefly in tropical...
Lime (substance), caustic solid substance, white when pure, obtained by calcining limestone and other forms of calcium carbonate.
ca.encarta.msn.com /lime.html   (172 words)

 Lime (fruit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lime is a term referring to a number of different citruses, both species and hybrids, which are typically round, green to yellow in color, 3-6 cm in diameter, generally containing sour pulp, and frequently associated with the lemon.
Lime fruit, and particularly their juice, are used in beverages, such as limeade (akin to lemonade).
Alcoholic beverages prepared with limes include cocktails such as gin and tonic, margarita, mojito, and Cuba libre, as well as many drinks that may be garnished with a thin slice of the fruit or corkscrew strip of the peel (twist).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lime_(fruit)   (449 words)

Limes are the smallest members of the true citrus family and native to Southeast Asia or India.
Limes are also widely grown in the West Indies, where the British Navy came to gather supplies to supplement their sailors' rations to help prevent scurvy.
The fruit is larger and oval, with a thin green rind that encases a pale green, seedless flesh.
www.innvista.com /health/foods/fruits/limes.htm   (1324 words)

Limes are second only to lemons in terms of importance as a flavoring agent for foods, drinks and other, non-edible, products for home and industrial use.
Lime juice is excellent in marinades, beverages, salad dressings, guacamole, seafood and barbecue sauces, fish and meat stews, sorbets, jams, and let us not forget Key Lime pie.
The outermost skin of the lime, the zest, is a valuable culinary resource for a number of dishes, and is most often used grated.
www.tonytantillo.com /fruits/limes.html   (833 words)

 Razzle Dazzle — Tropical Fruit
There are 3 types of limes that are commonly found in Southeast Asia, the large lime, kaffir lime, and kalamansi lime.
The large lime is used mainly for its abundant juice, made into drinks (called lemonade in Bali, lemon juice in Thailand) or added to food to provide acidity and flavor.
The kalamansi lime is native to the Philippines, and is the only lime we have found there.
www.gotouring.com /razzledazzle/fruit/lime.html   (461 words)

 Lime - Fruit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Limes are small, oval citrus fruits with porous and smooth skin.
Lime color ranges from light to medium green, sometimes with a slight yellow cast.
Limes and lemons look similar, but limes are smaller and green (when ripe), and lemons are yellow.
www.hort.purdue.edu /ext/senior/fruits/lime1.htm   (42 words)

 Lime - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lime (mineral), a group of calcium compounds and minerals in which they predominate
Lime (Marionette), a character from the Saber Marionette J anime
Lime, one of the Herb, Mint and Lime trio of characters from Ranma 1/2
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lime   (178 words)

 Welcome to FreshPlaza
The Australian Finger Lime Company is leading the industry in the commercialisation of the native lime fruits.
From the current knowledgebase on the fruit it is clear that there are few pest risks to induce a quarantine barrier.
This lime fruit is totally unique and is used commercially by hotels, restaurants and catering.
www.freshplaza.com /2005/15apr/1_au_fingerlime.htm   (398 words)

 Home Fruit Production
Lime trees are extremely cold sensitive and cannot be expected to survive the freezing temperatures that occur through most of Texas unless special efforts are provided for freeze protection.
Mexican lime and the limequats are sufficiently small trees that they can be readily grown in large containers in areas where cold temperatures would preclude their being grown in the ground.
Limes are afflicted with the same pests and diseases as other citrus, so the reader is referred to Home Fruit Production--Citrus, Table 2.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /citrus/limes.htm   (2179 words)

 Kaffir Lime leaves Citrus histrix
Through the juice is seldom used in cooking, the peel of the fruit, with its high concentration of aromatic oils, is indispensable in many curry pastes and is one reason why Thai curries taste refreshingly unique.
The leaves of the kaffir lime tree are a dark green color with a glossy sheen.
The essential oils in the fruit are incorporated into various ointments, and the rind is an ingredient in medical tonics believed to be good for the blood.
www.harvestfields.netfirms.com /CookBooks/spice/kaffir_lime.htm   (952 words)

 Four Winds Growers: Kaffir (Kieffer/Thai/Wild) Limes - Facts & Lore
Kaffir limes are also known as "Kieffer limes," "Thai limes," or "wild limes." Their leaves, zest, and juice are used in Thai, Cambodian, and Indonesian cooking.
Kaffir lime leaves are precious to many Thai dishes, from soups and salads to curries and stir-fried dishes.
The essential oils in the fruit are incorporated into various ointments, and the rind is an ingredient in medical tonics believed to be good for the blood.
www.fourwindsgrowers.com /lore/kaffir_lime.html   (1018 words)

 Citrus (Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Naartjie genus)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Citrus fruits are high in vitamin C, flavonoids, acids and volatile oils.
By 300 BC it was known in Greece, and by 20 BC it was being cultivated in Italy.
Lime fruit are used for preserves, garnishes and juices.
www.museums.org.za /bio/plants/rutaceae/citrus.htm   (1031 words)

 bringing up baby - LIME
Imported fruit has been picked before it's ripe so it can survive the trip to your supermarket and however long it languishes there.
Reconstituting organic dried fruit (cherries, apricots, blueberries) might just be the better way to go, since it's less expensive and more reliable.
LIME, the LIME logo, "healthy living with a twist" and "Live the Change" are trademarks of Life Balance Media LLC.
www.lime.com /blog/ksteckler/7132/scrounging_for_fruit_in_the_middle_of_winter   (412 words)

 Beer Glassware and Pints at Beer Collections
The lime slicer cuts the line slices to the perfect size to fit into a bottle or put in your glass.
This lime slice in the beer is associated with Mexican beer.
There is a debate as to whether people like the taste of lime juice in their beer or if they need something to mask the taste of Mexican beer.
www.beercollections.com /Gourmet-Beer-Foods/Lime-Bomber.htm   (344 words)

 Daleys Fruit Tree: Lime - Tahitian
I have been wondering why the Tahitian Lime would be so popular among Australians and I think I might have found one of the reasons in Woolworths this week.
Limes were selling for $24.95 a kg which was even more expensive then Dragon fruit at $15.95 a kg.
So I guess many of you have thought that by purchasing one lime tree it won't take long before you have recouped the initial outlay of $19.90 for a Tahitian Lime.
www.daleysfruit.com.au /blog/2006/11/lime-tahitian.html   (187 words)

 Spice Pages: Kaffir Lime (Citrus hystrix, jeruk purut, makrut)
Form a stereochemical point of view, it is remarkable that kaffir lime leaves contain only (-)-(S)-citronellal, whereas the enantiomeric form (+)-(R) citronellal is found in both lemon balm and (to a lesser degree) lemon grass, (note, however, that citronellal is only a trace component in the latter's essential oil).
The soup is flavoured with loads of chiles, lime juice, fish sauce and fresh spices: galanga, lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves.
Kaffir lime has a very strong, characteristic fragrance that cannot easily be substituted by other spices; lemon myrtle leaves or simply lime peel is probably the best substitute.
www.uni-graz.at /~katzer/engl/Citr_hys.html   (778 words)

 Persian lime fruit drop - Citrus Forum - GardenWeb
During this period of fruit set, be sure the soil does not become to dry.
it was 1 lime among 20 lemons on the shelf at lowe's when i bought it.
My older Persian (Tahiti) lime is only about eighteen inches tall and set an enormous amount of fruit over the winter, at least a hundred.
forums.gardenweb.com /forums/load/citrus/msg101044045418.html   (1684 words)

 Lime, Food Resource [http://food.oregonstate.edu/], Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Lime Fruit Description of lime fruits as used in botanical medicine.
LIME (MA-NAO) is the common citrus lime native to China and Southeast Asia.
The whole lime fruit is used in Thai food, mainly for desserts.
food.oregonstate.edu /a/lime.html   (436 words)

 Lime - Exotic Tropical Fruit - Cape Tribulation
Lime - Exotic Tropical Fruit - Cape Tribulation
A very small round lime which has numerous seeds, and a strong flavour.
Also known as the Key Lime in the USA and the Mexican Lime.
www.capetrib.com.au /lime.htm   (277 words)

 Key Lime Fruit Chutney
As a variation, add Key Lime Mango Chutney or Key Lime Fruit Chutney on a ham, turkey or chicken sandwich.
Serving suggestion: Serve with crackers or celery sticks, stuffed with the Key Lime Mango Chutney or Key Lime Fruit Chutney mixture.
Mix Kermit’s Key Lime Mango Chutney or Kermit’s Key Lime Fruit Chutney with cream cheese until smooth.
www.keylimeshop.com /html/key_lime_fruit_chutney.html   (365 words)

 More Recipes Like Lime Fruit Salad in a Mold - All Recipes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Whipped lime flavored gelatin is mixed with whipped topping and fresh blueberries to create a stunning molded salad that looks great for outdoor occasions.
The flavor of fresh fruit speaks for itself in this simple salad composed of watermelon, cantaloupe, pineapple, blueberries, plums and green and purple grapes.
This is a wonderful summer salad because it takes advantage of all the fresh fruit at the market, and because it has a glorious dressing made from strawberry flavored cream cheese, brown sugar vanilla and cinnamon.
mrlt.allrecipes.com /mr/25164.asp?lnkid=631   (338 words)

 Honey-Lime Fruit Toss - Allrecipes
Love this in the winter when fresh fruit is less abundant.
The grated lime peel isn't necessary, and you can use the bottled lime juice.
I put additional strawberries, honey, kiwi, and lime juice in, ommitted the bananas, and added pecans, and it was one of the best salads I've ever had.
allrecipes.com /Recipe/Honey-Lime-Fruit-Toss-2/Detail.aspx   (232 words)

 More Recipes Like Honey-Lime Fruit Toss - All Recipes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A delightful combination of blueberries, pineapple, and your favorite melon of choice, all tossed together with a honey-ginger dressing for a delicious twist on standard fruit salad fare.
This beautiful fresh fruit salad is dressed with the delicious natural juices of pineapple, grapes, orange, and apple, and the subtle sweetness of creamy vanilla yogurt.
A creamy fruit salad made with cream cheese, canned fruit, fresh fruit and sweetened condensed milk.
mrlt.allrecipes.com /mr/64429.asp   (305 words)

 Honey Lime Fruit Salad
Honey Lime Fruit Salad is from the Cook'n for Two collection.
Mix lime juice, honey, cornstarch and poppy seed in 1-cup measure.
Pour sauce over fruit in bowl; toss until fruit is glazed.
www.dvo.com /recipe_pages/two/Honey_Lime_Fruit_Salad.html   (323 words)

 Bello Passion Fruit Juice Guava Tamarind Fruit Concentrates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Choose passion fruit juice concentrate, guava concentrate, tamarind, Passion Fruit and Lime concentrate, or Key Lime tropical Fruit Drink Concentrates.
Made from fresh Exotic Caribbean fruit, they are blended with cane sugar and pure rain forest water to give a uniquely flavorful experience.
These natural fruit based products are mixed to achieve maximum flavor per serving.
www.caribbeansupplies.com /shop/00239.html   (228 words)

 Cooks.com - Recipes - Fruit Lime
Results 1 - 10 of 233 for fruit lime.
Stir in all fruit and sprinkle with lime...
Cut up fruit of your choice (best with melon salad) to make approximately 6 cups salad and toss with dressing.
www.cooks.com /rec/search/0,1-0,fruit_lime,FF.html   (152 words)

 Honey Lime Fruit Salad
The honey smooths out the tanginess of the lime juice for a refreshing fruit glaze..
Combine pineapple chunks, mandarin oranges, banana, kiwi fruit and strawberries in bowl.
Stir together reserved juice, lime peel, lime juice and honey.
www.lowfatlifestyle.com /salads/saladrecipes/honeylimefruitsalad.htm   (119 words)

 Cooks Recipes | Lime Cream Fruit Dip Recipe
This refreshing sour cream citrus dip can also be dolloped over individual servings of cut-up fresh fruit for a colorful and nutritious summer dessert.
Stir together all ingredients except fruit in small bowl.
: For Orange Cream Fruit Dip, substitute orange peel and orange juice for lime peel and lime juice.
www.cooksrecipes.com /appetizer/lime_cream_fruit_dip_recipe.html   (60 words)

 fruit - LIME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
SpongeBob spinach is just one of the newly licensed cartoon characters to sell fresh fruit and vegetables to kids.
Now this friend isn't necessarily known for his culinary prowess (on another occasion he shared with me that his family used to fry leftover Krispy Kreme donuts in butter and serve them with ice cream), but he might have been ahead of his time when it comes to the salty watermelon.
Karen’s excuse for not buying more fruits and vegetables is that they invariably spoil before she gets around to eating them.
www.lime.com /tag/fruit   (535 words)

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