15 Ways to enjoy Lemons (and Limes!)

Top 5 Recipes Featuring Lemons (and Limes!) on TriniGourmet.com

1. Crisp Lemon Chicken (recipe)

Distinct herbal and citrus flavours make this roast a standout!

2. Sarina’s Sparkling Ginger-Lime Shandy (recipe)
Bubbly and sweet with a slight tang of lemon and beer. An unusual refreshment that is sure to garner raves!
3. Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Lemon Zest (recipe)

It takes only minutes to put together and the end result is bursting with flavour, satsfying, and, with primarily fresh ingredients undeniably, healthy!

4. Basil Lemonade (recipe)

One of the things that I love about adding basil to beverages is the muted herbal flavour that it imparts. This lemonade is no exception. It softens the acidity of the lemon/lime juice, and also mellows out the overt sweetness.

5. Iced Lemon Ginger Tea (recipe)

This drink is wonderfully refreshing and has a soft muted tone, thanks to the use of honey. Not only does the honey take the sharpness off the ginger and lemon, it also makes this drink especially soothing on the throat.

5 Lemon/Lime Recipes from my favourite Food Blogs!

1. Key Lime Granita with Vodka (Serious Eats)
2. Fresh Strawberry and Lime Cream Scones (Food Blogga)
3. Mango Ginger-Lime Sorbet (Coconut & Lime)
4. Grilled Salmon with Chili-Lime Sauce (Sidewalk Shoes)
5. Lemon-Frosted Cardamom Chai Cupcakes (Baking Bites)

And, if you want even more ideas. Here are 4 Lemon/Lime Intensive Cookbooks, picked for your enjoyment 🙂

1. Lemongrass & Limes: Thai Flavors with Naam Pruitt

Discover the secrets of exotic Thai cooking with this collection of authentic, easy-to-follow recipes. With its exquisite photographs, extensive glossary, garnishing guide, and fun facts about Thailand, Lemongrass & Limes will be a big hit with both expert cooks and new beginners.

2. Cardamom and Lime: Recipes from the Arabian Gulf

This stunning book contains a wealth of delicious recipes that reflect the flavors and traditional dishes of the Arabian Gulf: Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Little is known in the West about this rich cuisine. Cardamom and Lime provides readers with the inspiration to create these wonderful dishes.

3. The Lemon & Lime Cookbook

Cookbook with recipes that use lemons and/or limes in every dish.

4. Lemon Zest: More Than 175 Recipes with a Twist

As a main ingredient or an aromatic accent, the distinct flavor of lemon is part of virtually every cuisine in the world. Now the best of these zesty ideas come together in a truly vibrant collection. From breakfast to cocktail hour to bedtime snacking, and every meal in between, Lemon Zest delivers a refreshing range of unbeatable offerings

5. Key Lime Desserts (Famous Florida)

A delicious and versatile fruit, the Key Lime is an exotic addition to back yard gardens and a favorite on restaurant menus. Gourmets and novices alike will rave over easy-to-prepare recipes such as Key Lime Drop Cookies, Frozen Key Lime Cake Supreme, and Key Lime Rum Sherbet. Not to be forgotten are variations on traditional Key Lime pie including Black Bottom Key Lime Pie, Mango Key Lime Pie, and Key Lime Ice Cream Pie.

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