- creme di carciofi
- crema di cime di rapa
- crema di fave
- patè di olive nere
- patè di olive nere piccante
- patè di olive bianche
- patè di olive bianche piccante
- marmettata di arancia
- extraconfettura di kiwi
- extraconfettura di pera
- extraconfettura di mela
- extraconfettura di kiwi e pera
- composta di cipolla rossa
- composta di peperoncino
- olio extravergine di oliva
Finger lime also known as lemon caviar, due to the vesicles in the fruit that look like caviar in the mouth and break in the mouth by chewing them, leaving a taste similar to that of lemon.
Fruit of Australian origin, it is ovoid in various colors: blue, brown, reddish, green like the red, pink, yellow, green pulp.
The taste is very similar to our known lemon, although it has a strong flavor, used by connoisseurs of the product even in place of salt, to create gourmet dishes not only with an inviting and refined appearance, but also releasing unique flavors and aromas.
Contains 92% water – 7% carbohydrate – 1% sugar – 2% dietary fiber.
Minerals: sodium, calcium, potassium and iron.
Vitamins: vitamin A, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6 and vitamin C. Beta-carotene, folic acid, lutein and zeaxanthin are also present.
Acids: citric acid, malic acid, lactic acid and glycolic acid. But the properties
The plant appears as a shrub or small thorny tree with small edible fruits, of which a commercial interest is being developed as a cultivated plant.
The selling price per kg for this fruit is above € 150, having reached over € 450 for the new variants. Every day there are many farms and private individuals who invest their land for the development of this fruit. The sales forecast between 2018 and 2019 will surely be the sharp fall in price, becoming common and affordable for everyone.
Use and transformation
Neroni Italian Tradition as an artisan fruit and vegetable processing laboratory located in central Italy and more precisely in Latina (LT), has been producing creams, patés, jams, jams, compotes and extra virgin olive oil flavored with the use of this fantastic product.
They collaborate with various farms that cultivate it and are able to provide important products, restaurants and delicatessens with the processed products.
Fundamental element is the maintenance as main actor in the transformed of the finger lime, in which refined and pleasant aromas and flavors are deduced.
To date, with the collaboration and support of people who use finger lime every day in their kitchens, they have succeeded in creating a wide range of references, without the use of preservatives, dyes or adulterants.
Some of the references made with the use of finger lime with this very present flavor:
- artichoke creams
- cream of turnip tops
- broad bean cream
- black olive pate
- spicy black olive pate
- white olive pate
- spicy white olive pate
- orange marmalade
- kiwi extraconfection
- pear extra-confection
- apple extraconfettura
- kiwi and pear extraconfection
- composed of red onion
- chilli compote
- extra virgin olive oil
More and more companies and restaurants that require customizing the label and their own recipe to let their customers know about moments of pure and above all unique flavors. The doses of finger lime in processed products vary according to their taste and in order to achieve perfection in the gourmet composition.
In the last period, even the most demanding ice-cream artisans have approached these products, making their customers aware of this fantastic fruit combined with the transformed product to further enhance their ice-cream compositions.
Aggiornato il 28/04/2019