The tangy flavor of lemongrass can add a new twist to any meal. The herb has been used for centuries as an additive and flavoring agent because it adds a depth of taste unlike anything else without the need to use large amounts like many other herbs do with cooking. The strong citrus aroma of lemongrass is perfect for balancing out the salty and sweet flavors in many Asian dishes. Lemongrass has a sharp yet inviting fragrance that adds zest to any meal, no matter where you are cooking from around the globe.
Origin: South East Asia
Flavor Profile: citrusy, zesty, tangy
Used in: teas, stews, curries, baked good
Health benefits: Lemongrass can be used in cooking and can aid digestion, boost immunity against disease-causing bacteria.