Black Lime

Black Lime

Regular price
$9
Sale price
$9

A versatile ingredient in Persian cuisine, this tart and savory spice is made by allowing ripe lime to dry and oxidize in the sun, which turns their color black and deepens their flavor. Think of it as a sprinkle-able seasoning that can be used in place of fresh lime juice when finishing roasted meat or vegetables, or anywhere you need a hit of acidity.

Details:
Origin: Alta Verapaz, Guatemala
Aliases: limu omani, Persian lime, Omani lime
Process: Sun-dried, then ground
Ingredients: 100% sun-dried Persian lime (Citrus latifolia), ground
Tasting notes: bright citrus, garden herbs, tanned leather.

A versatile ingredient in Persian cuisine, this tart and savory spice is made by allowing ripe lime to dry and oxidize in the sun, which turns their color black and deepens their flavor. Think of it as a sprinkle-able seasoning that can be used in place of fresh lime juice when finishing roasted meat or vegetables, or anywhere you need a hit of acidity.

Details:
Origin: Alta Verapaz, Guatemala
Aliases: limu omani, Persian lime, Omani lime
Process: Sun-dried, then ground
Ingredients: 100% sun-dried Persian lime (Citrus latifolia), ground
Tasting notes: bright citrus, garden herbs, tanned leather.

About the Maker

Although the company is only three years old, Brooklyn-based Burlap & Barrel has become our favorite—and indispensable—source for spices, from everyday seasonings like peppercorns and cumin, to exotic new discoveries like black lime and Turkish oregano buds. Founders Ethan Frisch and Ori Zohar travel the world to seek out the best single-origin spices from small farms. Whether you’re a seasoned cook who seeks out new flavor frontiers or a novice who’s building up a spice collection, you won’t find a better source for elevating your food.

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