EN on Foods
June 2009 Issue
Pucker Up for Lemons and Limes: Tart, Refreshing and Healthful
Sweet yet tart Key limes, a variety brought to the Americas by Spaniards and cultivated in Central America, the West Indies and the Florida Keys are much smaller than the more common Persian limes. Key limes are yellowish-green in color, juicier and the favored ingredient in a true Key lime pie. Meyer lemons, named after Frank N. Meyer, who is thought to have crossed a lemon with a mandarin to come up with this hybrid in 1908, are much sweeter—and pricier—than regular lemons.
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