The toughest part about working with lemongrass is the lemongrass. Its stalks are fibrous and while aromatic not easy to digest. Unless, you start peeling the blades away and get to the center, the heart of the lemongrass. The flesh is tender with a nice crunch and no tough fibers to speak of. Sure, you end up with a bounty of outer leaves of grass, but they dry nicely and burn even better. Besides, the tender heart of lemongrass is worth it.
March 30, 2009
March 30, 2005