The origin of the unfortunately named Kaffir lime is generally given as Malaysia
or Southeast Asia but beyond that it seems to be unknown. It is grown in almost
every country in the region, as much for the flavoring of the leaves as for the
Kaffir Lime Leaves is an exceptional flavor experience, these rare and treasured
glossy leaves offer a wonderful lemony-lime aroma.
The attractive jade-green citrus leaves resemble a figure eight and grow stem to
stem in pairs.
Kaffir lime leaves' intense characteristic citrusy fragrance and excellent taste
cannot easily be substituted.
Add to savory dishes and salads.
Pair with garlic, galangal, ginger root and lemon grass.
Use in a soy sauce-based sauce for stir-fried shrimp.
Enhance gravies and marinades.
The leaves will slowly release their flavor during cooking.
Some of the medicinal benefits of Kaffir Lime Leaves include the regular use of
rubbing fresh leaves on your teeth and gum to aid in dental health.
Try crushing a few leaves or a few drops of essential lime leaf oil extract in your
bath water and feel the refreshing and rejuvenating enjoyment it invites while
successfully helping you to relax both your body and spirit.