Six ways to enjoy finger lime as a gourmet garnish

The Australian finger limes refreshing citrus vesicles, opulent aesthetic, and versatility make it one of our favourite fruits. 

These tasty treats we first discovered growing naturally on a thorny shrub along the Queensland and New South Wales coastal border. The hype around finger lime (also known as caviar lime) increased during the mid-'90s as its small citrus vesicles started being utilised as a garnish for local gourmet bushfood.

To prove this excellent fruit's versatility, we’ve collated six tasty recipes, all with an Aussie connection and sure to set the tastebuds tingling.

Oysters, finger lime and ginger

British chef Darren Robertson started training in Michelin starred restaurants in the UK before relocating to Sydney. He's since opened up two restaurants in Bronte and Rosebery and a farm in Byron Bay, passionately advocating farm-to-table cooking. Here's what he calls ‘the ultimate native Australian ingredient combination.’ Full Recipe

Dusky flathead tortillas with green mango

Are you having a Mexican Fiesta anytime soon? This tasty flatbread recipe from Josue Lopez, a locally acclaimed chef from Brisbane, uses two of our exotic fruits, caviar limes and green raw mango; both are available in our online store. Full Recipe

Grilled salmon fillet with green beans, caper and almond sauce

This fantastic dish by famous Australian Chef Matt Moran makes full use of the caviar limes distinctive pop when its vesicles break instantly, releasing a citrus burst. Full Recipe

Lemon myrtle pavlova

Time to go all out, this fruity pavlova by 2016 Australian Masterchef winner Elena Duggan is a must-have. We recommend using our popular Kesar mangoes found in our online store. Full Recipe

Summer fruits with finger lime

Mango, papaya, lychee, passionfruit and caviar lime, This super easy recipe from food and travel writer David Prior will be super popular. You can find all the fruits above available to buy in our online store.
Full Recipe

Cranberry, finger lime and gin cocktail

This cranberry, finger lime and gin cocktail is exactly what the evening ordered!. Full Recipe

Are you looking to recreate one of these gourmet recipes? You can buy finger limes and all the other fruits listed above in our online store today via the link -

Its’ time to go gourmet!

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