“Argh Matey! This here’s a tale about a Tall Ship
that docks itself right in our fair Bay!” Don’t
The Hippy Gourmet has some kind of strange past-life link
to the swashbuckling Pirate’s of yore! Anyway, he makes
mean Key Lime Pie that is loaded with real Lime Juice, a
fantastically tasty crust and a dramatic swirling of fresh
Whipped Cream that tops ‘er all off!
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as we all well know, sailors have to eat their citrus,
otherwise all those months at sea can cause a Vitamin
deficiency known as scurvy. Thus the term “Limey”
coined for the British sailors on the high seas who were
known to carry fresh Limes on them at all times. This
Key Lime Pie is made in this spirit and served with a
strawberry and mint sprig, along with some chopped and
toasted coconut for a topping, “argh” is right matey!
Ships are Amazing!
It’s hard to imagine, but less than a hundred years ago
this is how people and merchandise crossed oceans! Gigantic
sailing ships known also as Tall Ships, for their tall square
Hundreds of people crew these fine vessels, and it is our honor
and privilege to serve the Europa some Key Lime Pie on her five
and half month journey out from Holland!