Black lime is back. It is an ingredient we forget about too often. It has a flavor and aroma similar to Indian Lime Pickle, without the heat and other spices. We pulverize it into a powder and use it when we are looking for a funky hit of aromatic, acidic bitterness. It brings an intense full bodied lime flavor to whatever we add it to. Of course these days it will most likely meet a match in Doughnutland. In the past we have paired it with licorice to make a sauce for turbot.
February 3, 2005