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Laimoon (Egyptian limeade)

Laimoon (Egyptian limeade)

The intense flavour of this classic Egyptian drink is obtained by pureeing the peeled limes with their pulp. Add sugar and dilute with water to taste and serve chilled. The limeade keeps for a few days in the fridge.

Parmesan and lime kale crisps

Parmesan and lime kale crisps

These divine kale crisps are drizzled with olive oil and cooked in the oven until light and crunchy. They are just as addictive as traditional crisps, but healthier.

Baked Squash with Lime Butter

Baked Squash with Lime Butter

A deliciously different squash recipe. Delicata squash is baked until tender, then topped with a lime flavoured butter. Serve as a wonderful side dish with any meal.

Favourite mojito cocktail

Favourite mojito cocktail

Known as a traditional Cuban highball, a mojito is usually served with five ingredients including white rum, sugar cane juice, lime juice, sparkling water and mint. Although modern cocktails may differ slightly, depending on where they are consumed, the original Cuban recipe also makes use of spearmint or ‘yerba buena’; two mint plants that are popular on the island.

Fresh mint mojito

Fresh mint mojito

As with most cocktail recipes, proportions are given for one cocktail. Don't be afraid to vary the proportions according to your taste.

Frozen caipirinha

Frozen caipirinha

Cool down with this frozen spin on the classic Brazilian Caipirinha. The secret is squeezing as much lime into the sugar as you can