What is kaffir lime leaf?
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Kaffir lime is a thorny bush -- the leaves and fruit are both used in Southeast Asian cooking. The leaves, which are thick and sturdy are employed much like a bay leaf would be. And it's mostly the zest of the fruit, which looks like a bumpy lime, that's used in cooking.