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"Lime Basil": how to use?

DGresh Sep 13, 2006 09:46 PM

Got this from my CSA. Has a definite lime smell; kind of reminds me of scented geraniums (lime variety) as well. Any suggestions? It's quite a pronounced difference from standard basil, so I don't think the usual uses of basil are necessarily appropriate.

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    bropaul Sep 14, 2006 01:21 AM

    I like to make a salsa with tomatillos, onions, jalapenos a few tomatoes and a few lime basil leaves . . . mmmm

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      Sam Ottawa Sep 13, 2006 10:51 PM

      Anything asian would be good, particularly thai or vietnamese.

      1. Chocolatechipkt Sep 13, 2006 10:00 PM

        How about in Thai food? Drunken chicken uses lots of basil, and the lime flavor would taste great.

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