dried limes

I received a gift of dried limes from my cousin. If you have cooked with dried limes before, how have you used them?



Meaghan F. November 15, 2014
Yottam Ottelenghi uses them regularly... Here's a link to a recent interview of his in Bon Appetit that discusses them: http://www.bonappetit.com/people/chefs/article/yotam-ottolenghi-dried-limes
Maedl November 15, 2014
Here is an article about dried limes and a few recipes: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/02/dining/02power.html?_r=0

As Nancy says, check some Persian cookbooks for more recipes. I discovered them several years ago and usually have some on hand now.
Nancy November 15, 2014
a characteristic ingredient of Persian cooking. Use in soups & stews as a seasoning, but don't discard after cooking - cut up and eat the softened bits. Louisa Shafia (a guest editor here) has recipes online. Also used in Indian cooking - curries & the like. Last, I think you can reconstitute them and make lime chutney.
maryvelasquez November 15, 2014
Thank you! I will check out Louisa Shafia's recipes and book.
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