Lemongrass, also called sereh, owes its name to the citrusy aroma that comes off the juice of the stalk. Lemongrass is a plant belonging to the grass family.
Lemongrass or sereh
South East Asia
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Storage advice Lemongrass
In the store
Before selling, lemongrass must be stored in a cool place.
We recommend the consumer: Lemongrass can be kept in a perforated bag in the fridge for over a week. You can also freeze lemongrass. Lemongrass can be stored for 6 months in the freezer.
Usage tips Lemongrass
Lemongrass is not eaten raw, but always boiled or stewed. You can use it in many different dishes. Usually you cook sereh for the aroma and remove the stalk before serving. If you cut only the lower part of the stalk very finely, you can also eat it.
Maturity / Freshness Lemongrass
When buying lemongrass, it should be fresh and white to yellow in colour. Make sure that the stalks do not look dry.
Growing areas Lemongrass
Lemongrass originally comes from South East Asia. Our lemongrass comes from Thailand.
Lemonngrass goes under our brand Discovered. The packaging on Discovered products provides not only details about their source and flavour, but also explains how the product should be stored and prepared.
Our Discovered recipe platform is full of handy product information, cutting techniques and more than 200 exotic recipes. From main dishes to side dish, for lemongrass there is plenty of inspiration for consumers