Deutsch: Lime

Lime is a a green citrus fruit.

In the food context, "lime" is a citrus fruit that is widely used in cooking and as a flavoring in many different cuisines. Limes have a tart, acidic flavor and are often used to add brightness and acidity to dishes.

Here are some examples of dishes that feature lime:

  1. Key lime pie: A classic dessert made with a graham cracker crust, a creamy lime filling, and whipped cream.

  2. Grilled fish with lime: A popular dish made with grilled fish, often topped with a lime-based marinade or sauce.

  3. Lime chicken: A dish made with marinated chicken, often grilled or baked and served with lime wedges.

  4. Guacamole: A popular dip made with mashed avocado, lime juice, garlic, and other seasonings.

  5. Tom yum soup: A spicy Thai soup made with shrimp, lemongrass, chili peppers, and lime juice.

  6. Ceviche: A Latin American dish made with raw fish or seafood that is marinated in lime juice, onions, and other seasonings.

  7. Limeade: A refreshing drink made with lime juice, water, and sugar, often served over ice.

  8. Lime and coconut rice: A side dish made with cooked rice, coconut milk, and lime juice, often served with grilled or roasted meats.

These are just a few examples of the many different dishes that feature lime as an ingredient. Lime is a versatile flavor that can be used in many different ways in cooking, from marinades and dressings to desserts and drinks. Different varieties of lime, such as key lime or Persian lime, may have slightly different flavors or levels of acidity, but can be used in similar ways in cooking.

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