The French food blog La plus petite cuisine du monde has mentioned our kaffir lime essential oil in a post about the famous northern Thai sausage Sai Ua. This spicy sausage contains quite a lot of Thai herbs, and kaffir lime is an essential ingredient. The writer, Claire Pichon, mentions how hard it is to […]
Home made kaffir lime chocolate
Here’s an excellent idea we haven’t thought of: adding kaffir lime essential oil to pure cocoa butter and cocoa, to create unique falvored top quality chocolate. Our friends Imbar from “sun kissed foods” and AsItIs were experimenting with adding various essential oils and spices to their home made chocolate.
Ceviche with coconut milk, ginger and kaffir lime
This is a smooth version of the famous Peruvian raw fish salad. The sharp edges of the chili, lime and ginger are softened by a few spoons of coconut milk.
Stuffed chicken breast
A simple dish with a sophisticated look, suitable for an elegant dinner.
Spicy tuna salad with kaffir lime oil
When we saw Leela’s recipe for a spicy tuna salad at serious eats, we suspected this could work well with our kaffir lime oil, so we tried and indeed, it combined nicely.
Pomelo salad with kaffir lime vinaigrette
You can use pretty much any kind of salad greens you can find. The slight bitterness of the mustard and the olive oil combines nicely with the kaffir lime taste.
GC-MS analysis of our kaffir lime oil
For the benefit of researchers, essential oils professionals and enthusiasts, we publish the results of a GC-MS analysis of our kaffir lime oil. This analysis doesn’t say things like “good” or “bad”. It just shows the main contents of the oil (36 different substances).
kaffir lime in the US: the legal status
Apparently, kaffir lime trees tend to carry a plant disease called “greening”, which destroys other citrus trees, like oranges, lemons etc. That’s why agricultural authorities in different countries, including certain states in the US (Mostly citrus growing states like Florida) forbid growing kaffir lime. In those states, authorities use trained dogs to find the forbidden […]
Kaffir lime and gin ice cream
Serious Eats published what seems to be a really good recipe for home made ice cream, infused with kaffir lime leaves and a dash of gin. If you wish to try it with our kaffir lime leaf essential oil, skip the part of the recipe that deals with infusing the half and half with the […]
Dropper caps: easier time in the kitchen
We are glad to announce an improvement in the kaffir lime oil packaging.