Like most Florida restaurants, we offer key lime pie on our desert menu. It is truly delicious and if you love the sweetness and tartness of key lime pie, you must try ours.
Our key lime pie is popular with our customers, and that inspired us to write an article about key lime pie. There are many stories for origin of key lime pie. The one described below is the most commonly accepted.
First, lets talk about the lime itself. It is believed the key lime first came to Florida in the 1500’s with Spanish explorers. The lime is native to Malaysia. The climate of the keys are great for growing this fruit. It is a little known fact that most key lime juice is actually Persian lime juice. A 1926 hurricane wiped out much of the key lime industry and Persian lime was used to replace them as it is easier to pick and ship. [Read more…] about The History of Key Lime Pie