Fruits and vegetables


lime  is a citrus fruit, which is typically round, green in color, 3–6 centimeters (1.2–2.4 in) in diameter, and contains acidic juice vesicles. There are several species of citrus trees whose fruits are called limes, including the Key lime (Citrus aurantiifolia), Persian lime, kaffir lime, and desert lime. Limes are a rich source of vitamin C, are sour, and are often used to accent the flavors of foods and beverages. …

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Lemon, (Citrus ×limon), small tree or spreading bush of the rue family (Rutaceae) and its edible fruit. Lemon juice is a characteristic ingredient in many pastries and desserts, such as tarts and the traditional American lemon meringue pie. The distinctive astringent flavour of the fruit, either fresh or preserved, is also used to enhance many poultry, fish, and vegetable …

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Okra is a torpedo-shaped pod ranging in length from 5 to 6 inches when mature. okra is known for its lean flavor, resulting in an indispensable ingredient in stews, curries, deep fried, or grilled. Whether fried, pickled, or grilled, no other vegetable tastes quite like okra. There are many different types of okra from which …

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