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2008-11-13


Note from Ms. Yummy~licious:
Price ranging below RM1-2 per 3 stalks. Also known as serai in Bahasa Malaysia.

Note from Wiki:
Cymbopogon is a genus of about 55 species of grasses, native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World and Oceania. It is a tall perennial grass. Common names include lemon grass, lemongrass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass, fever grass or Hierba Luisa amongst many others.

Lemon grass is widely used as an herb in Asian cuisine. It has a citrus flavour and can be dried and powdered, or used fresh.
Lemon grass is commonly used in teas, soups, and curries. It is also suitable for poultry, fish, and seafood. It is often used as a tea in African and Latino-American countries (e.g., Togo, Mexico, DR Congo).

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemon_grass

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