September 3, 2012
Its acidity and mild aromas make it ideal for sneaking in that subtle finger lime taste into desserts by using it as a replacement for lemon. Chefs are now coming back for chartreuse as its qualities are proving ideal for use in desserts and confectionary. Its...
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Further to the previous post on the hybrid ancestry of the finger lime (Microcitrus australascia or citrus australasica if you think its paternal heritage is more important. Although its mitochondria and chloroplasts are from its maternal ancestry giving a slightly … Continue reading
A recent study published in the Agricultural Sciences in China journal has shed some light on the “Long controversial taxonomic history” of citrus and it’s relatives. Until recent times taxonomy of Citrus (including Microcitrus) has been based on physical morphology, … Continue reading