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My response in the Twitterverse let me to learn that calling Makrut lime leaves , 'kaffir" is the equivalent to calling these leaves the "N word" leaves. To my ignorance, I was unknowingly casting a racial slur while describing a leaf. I must dive in and research this, and return with my findings. Did you all know this too?
Some years ago, I learned from an article or a food show that the dirtiest item in most kitchens and bars is the citrus. Accordingly, I stopped ordering lemon or lime for my drinks. There were times when I asked the question to the waitstaff about the cleanliness of the citrus, and sometimes I received a whole lemon or lime with an accompanying wet paper towel. I'm wondering if the current coronavirus scare has caused restaurants and bars to scrub their fruit meticulously. Maybe I'm being a bit overboard, but I remember traveling in foreign countries in the '80s and '90s, when we bought f