Entries Tagged as 'Lime'

10 Ways to Cook With a Lime

February 15th, 2010 · 10 Comments · Citrus, Lime, Maven, recipe

In my world, where I am regularly tasting fruit I’ve never seen before and may or may not know how to pronounce (I’m talking to you Carambola and Rambutan), sometimes I can get bored with the simple pleasures that are easy to access. Limes are one of those basic fruits that I tend to take [...]

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Bearss Lime

February 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Citrus, Lime

If you are the kind of person who ends an insult war with “bounces off me and sticks to you…”, then this is the fruit for you!

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Two-quat-tini

February 2nd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Citrus, cocktail, Lime, mandarin, recipe, Tangerine

If you tend to use phrases like “liquid lunch” or “sandwich in a glass” to justify your binge drinking, then this is the post for you! You might think that here at Chez Fruit Maven (oh yes – I will lamely use the word “chez” if I want to) it’s all about healthy living and [...]

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Limequat

January 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Citrus, Kumquat, Lime

If you like to leap before you look, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Petite (diameter of a quarter); pale yellow skin and flesh with the slightest green tint; lots of seeds. AROMA Rating: Bright, fresh, lime. Nice and not overwhelming. TEXTURE Rating: Thin, giving but firm skin (edible), with soft, juicy [...]

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Rangpur Lime

January 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Citrus, Lemon, Lime, mandarin

If your favorite part of Scooby Doo was when the villain would be unmasked to be the kooky neighbor lady, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Looks identical to a tangerine – inside and out. AROMA Rating: Strong, floral and perfumy lime fragrance. Almost as complicated as the Kaffir lime. TEXTURE Rating: [...]

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Green Seedless Australian Fingerlime

December 31st, 2009 · 2 Comments · Citrus, Lime

If you are hoping for a little more from your new year’s eve festivities than just a loud countdown (believe me, you can get a similar thrill by just setting your microwave to 10 seconds and counting along until it beeps), then this australian fingerlime is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Dark green and [...]

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Calamansi Lime

November 10th, 2009 · 6 Comments · Citrus, Lime

If you’ve been looking to impress your boss (aka The Golf Pro) with a dual purpose golf ball/cocktail base, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Cute little orange skinned fruit slightly bigger than the diameter of a quarter with bright orange flesh. AROMA Rating: Gorgeous and very aromatic, complicated citrus fragrance. TEXTURE [...]

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Kaffir Lime

October 31st, 2009 · 2 Comments · Lime

If you have been searching for toad warts to add to your witch’s brew, then this is the fruit for you! APPEARANCE Rating: Knobby, warty, bumpy thick green skin with bright green flesh AROMA Rating: As I cut it, the powerful, floral lime scent just attacked me and the entire room. Completely intoxicating! TEXTURE Rating: [...]

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