Grown throughout Asia, lemon grass is an essential ingredient in Thailand, Indonesian,
Malaysian, Vietnamese and Indochina cuisine.
Especially loved in Thai cuisine, lemon grass is often home-grown.
Offering a rich lemony scent and matching flavor without any true lemon tartness, lemon
grass produces a slightly swollen white base that looks somewhat like a scallion.
Entirely edible, its tropical taste is reminiscent of lemon zest with a hint of ginger.
The thick and tender end of the lemon grass stalk can be used to flavor soups and curries.
Its flavor compliments seafood dishes well.
Leaves and chunks of the stick can be used to infuse teas and cocktails.
For a flavorful kebab skewer meat and veggies onto lemon grass stalks and grill.
Oil is extracted from lemon grass for its high vitamin A content.