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formerly known as Kaffir lime

Citrus hystrix fruit. Bellingen, Australia.

Used in the cuisine of Réunion and southeast Asia, the extremely fragrant combava is now grown commercially along Corsica’s citrus-friendly east coast and sold in specialist grocers. The Corsicans also make a combava mustard, Moutarde de Corse au Combava (good with fish and pork).


Fruit and nuts

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Robyn Jay from Sydney, Australia