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Lemongrass is a tropical grass that is native to Southeast Asia. It has a long, slender stalk and a lemony flavor. Lemongrass is used in a variety of cuisines, including Thai, Vietnamese, and Indian.

Lemongrass can be eaten fresh, dried, or ground. It is a popular ingredient in soups, stews, curries, and stir-fries. Lemongrass can also be used to make tea and other beverages.

Here are some tips for using lemongrass:

  • Fresh lemongrass has the strongest flavor. If you can, use fresh lemongrass whenever possible.
  • Dried lemongrass has a more subtle flavor. If you are using dried lemongrass, add it to your dish early in the cooking process so that it has time to release its flavor.
  • Lemongrass can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. It is a popular ingredient in baked goods, such as breads and muffins, as well as savory dishes, such as fish and chicken.

Lemongrass is a versatile and delicious herb that can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. It is a good source of nutrients and can be added to a variety of dishes.