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Black limes
Also called Loomi or Oman Lemons, these whole, dried limes have a wonderful citrus flavour with a richly fermented overtone. The inside dried flesh is black although the outer skin is actually tan or brownish-yellow.
Category: Spice
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To Buy:
Buy whole black limes from a specialty spice shop or Middle Eastern store.
To Store:
Store away from humidity and light. Black limes should keep for at least 15 months from date of purchase.
Tips & Tricks:
Pierce whole limes with a skewer and add to chicken or fish casseroles. Grind the limes to make loomi powder, which can be added to Middle Eastern rice and meat dishes for a limey flavour.
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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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