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Lemongrass
 

Pictured above; Lemongrass

 
 
 
 

Yellow green in color and resembling large scallions lemongrass is native to Malaysia and grown throughout Southeast Asia and California.

Lemongrass is an important and a pre-eminent flavoring ingredient in Thai cuisine and in Southeast Asian cooking. With the great popularity of the food of that region, lemon grass has made its way onto countless ingredients lists for all sorts of dishes.

In cooking, only the portion of the stalk from the base to the point at which the leaves branch is used. lemon grass balances hot chilies, gives depth to cool mint, and creates a zing in coconut milk soup. Citral, an essential oil also found in lemon peel, gives lemon grass its distinctive lemony taste and scent.


 
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