Florida Keys Reel Food Recipe, Key Lime Strawberry Trifle video 01:01
Stretching more than 100 miles into the open ocean, the Florida Keys can boast early settlers ranging from Bahamian fishermen to Cuban cigar makers and New England merchants. In such a rich melting pot, it’s natural that the indigenous cuisine came to incorporate diverse and delicious influences – with a reliance on an abundant array of fish and seafood harvested from surrounding waters.
There are no commercial Key lime groves in the Florida Keys today, but Key Largo boasted a large Key lime industry until about the mid 1930s. Restaurants throughout the Florida Keys and Key West continue to use Key limes and their juice to enhance seafood dishes and sauces, as well as in pies and desserts.