Herbs are more than mere additions to spice up and enliven dishes: They spice up your health too!
Fresh lemongrass has a delicate, floral rose-like fragrance mixed with a fresh and grassy aroma. The stalk of the plant is finely chopped or crushed for culinary use and is essential in many Asian cuisines, especially Thai dishes. For stronger flavours, add minced lemongrass at the start of cooking and brown them together with the other ingredients. want to stay away from mosquitoes? Plant some lemongrass along the corridors as they contain citronella, a strong citrus odour that mosquitoes dislike.
The 2 common types are the flat leaf and the curly leaf parsley. The flat leaf variety is more flavourful and robust than the other and helps to brighten flavours. Parsleys are rich in flavonoids and vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C. Add parsley to savoury dishes for balanced taste and use the stalks for stocks.