How to Tell a Lime is Ripe?
Tart and fragrant limes provide the main source of acidity in many cuisines. Just scratch and sniff the peel for a ticket to paradise, or squirt a wedge in still or sparkling water to transform it into a tropical refreshment. In most varieties, the skin turns noticeably lighter and even full-on yellow as the fruit ripens. You might even notice a spicy and fragrant aroma from these gems, meaning they’re ready to go!