Kaffir Lime Leaves, lime, sweet citrus

The Kaffir Lime Leaves are glossy dark green on one side and light green on the other.

Origin
Asia
Taste / Aroma
lime, sweet citrus
Season(s)
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Christmas, Coquille St Jacques, Game, Mothersday, Mushroom, Oyster, Pumpkin, Rhubarb, Strawberry, Valentine's Day
Storage
Cold, 2-7 °C

Taste

The Kaffir Lime Leaves are glossy dark green on one side and light green on the other. The leaves grow in pairs with one larger leaf and one smaller leaf.

Taste Friends

The product is frequently used in Asian cuisine, for instance in soups, curries, or to add flavour to rice. The product also combines well with fish, lamb, pork, and chicken. It can also be used as an infusion for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Origin

Kaffir Lime originates from areas in Southeast Asia such as Laos, Burma (Myanmar) and in the Netherlands it is virtually impossible to obtain the fresh leaves. The leaves have a citronella-like aroma, reputed to have calming and anti-inflammatory effects.

Availability

Kaffir Lime Leaves is available year round and can easily be stored for up to seven days at a temperature of 2-7°C. Produced in a socially responsible culture, Kaffir Lime Leaves meets the hygienic kitchen standards. The product is ready to use, since it is grown clean and hygienically.

Specifications

Taste
Bitter, Sour, Umami
Cultures
African, Arabic, Asian, Australian, Chinese, French, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portugese, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Oriental
Packaging
Usage
Baking, Blanching, Blending, Blitzing / Mashing, Breading, Bruising, Canning, Chopping, Cold infusion, Confiture, Cutting out with shape, Drying, Extracting, Fermenting, Freezing, Gel, Hot infusion, Macerate, Marinating, Oil, Pickling, Smoke, Sous vide, Steaming, Syrup
Colors
Green
Dishes
Alcohol, Cheese, Cocktail, Coffee, Crustaceans, Dessert, Fish, Fruit, Functional, Game, Grill, Infusion, Lunch, Main course, Meat, Pasta, Pastry, Poultry, Soup, Starter, Sushi, Tea, Vegetarian, Vegetables, Water
Taste Friends
Gin, Rum, Vodka, Cheese (others), Chocolate, Coffee, Prawns, Lobster, Crab, Crustaceans others, Cod, Eel, Monkfish, Salmon, Fish (saltwater), Fish (freshwater), Shellfish, Apple, Apricot, Banana, Berries, Blueberry, Cherry, Citrus, Coconut, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Figs, Grapefruit, Grapes, Kalamansi, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Mango, Olives, Orange, Passion fruit, Peach, Pear, Peas, Pineapple, Plum, Granatapfel, Pumpkin, Raspberry, Red fruit, Strawberry, Watermelon, Deer, Rabbit, Game (other), Fennel, Mint, Tarragon, Ants, Insects (others), Beef, Goat, Lamb, Offals, Porc, Sheep, Veal, Meat, Porcini mushrooms, Mushrooms (others), Pistachio, Chicken, Duck, Goose, Pheasant, Pigeon, Quail, Kalkoen, Poultry (other), Scallop, Oyster, Squid, Cinnamon, Vanilla, Chili, Asparagus, Beetroot, Cauliflower, Chicory, Ginger, Onion, Rhubarb, Sweet potato, Couscous, Liqorice, Olive oil, Ponzu, Pumpkin seeds, Rice, Soy sauce, Sugar, Tofu, Yuzu
Nutrients

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