Last weekend my friend Dimple introduced me to the Alemany Farmers Market. This is officially my new go-to spot for produce. How did I not know about this place!? While we were walking around and checking out all the stalls I decided to try a fruit I’ve never seen before called sweet limes. It looks like a lime, but taste super sweet and floral. It was like a mind screw. I quickly called Dimple over and told her to try it. She looked just as surprised as I was at the taste. We expected something super sour, but instead got a sweet sugary treat. Turn out they are common in India and are called mousambi over there. I’ve heard my mom talk about them before to the point where my mouth would water. Yum! I’m so excited I found these and I plan on bringing a few over to my mom when I visit NJ for Thanksgiving!
I decided to make a ricotta cake from Foodologie and replace the lemon with orange and sweet limes. The cake ended up tasting like Froot Loops cereal, no joke. I actually had two slices for breakfast. The lemon glaze adds just enough tartness to the sweet cake and makes it feel like summer again. (What’s a polar vortex?). Try it for yourself!