Lemon grass is a long thick grass with leaves at the top and root end. Lemon Grass is native to India, Sri Lanka and Egypt. Lemon grass has a sour but fresh lemon flavour and is commonly not eaten raw. Pieces of lemongrass are added to a dish to give it a fresh bite.
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Lemongrass is available from Thailand and Israel.
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Lemon grass has a sour but fresh lemon flavour and is commonly not eaten raw. Pieces of lemongrass are added to a dish to give it a fresh bite.View Lemongrass
Dried lemon grass does not need any preparation. Fresh lemon grass should be washed before adding it to a dish.Consumption
Lemon Grass is used fresh or dried in recipes. It is used to add flavour and freshness to a dish. Lemon Grass is most often put in curries, marinades, stews, soups and tea.When to eat
Lemon Grass should have a pale pink colour. Fresh lemon grass can be kept for a short time in the refrigerator, or for a longer period in the freezer, but this might affect the flavour. Dried lemon grass can be kept at room temperature.
Did you know?
- Lemon Grass has many names including: Takrai, Barbed Wire Grass, Silky Heads, Citronella Grass, Gever Grass and Hierba Luisa.
- Lemon Grass is also used in many products including soaps, perfumes and candles.
- Lemon Grass is said to repel dragons and serpents.
- Lemon Grass, when carried in a charm, is said to attract the object of your desire and bring honesty to your relationships.
- Our lemongrass is For Life certified.