What You'll Need
- Cutting board
- Chef’s knife
Lemongrass is a long, thick grass that is grown in tropical environments. It has a mild citrus flavor and aroma.
The top segment of lemongrass is very tough, and best used for stocks and stews. The lighter bottom portion is much softer, and can be used in a variety of applications including marinades, sauces, tea, and curry paste.
Lemongrass is commonly used for treating stomach aches and other digestive troubles. It is used in aromatherapy to relieve muscle pain. It is also sometimes used as a mild astringent.