To make Thai red curry paste, in a food processor or pestle and mortar, add 2 dried red chillies, 2 fresh red chillies, 4 shallots - peeled and sliced - 8 cloves garlic, 1tbsp of peeled galangal or ginger, 1 stick of lemongrass
chopped, handful of fresh coriander stalks and leaves, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp ground coriander, tsp ground white pepper, tsp salt, 1 kaffir lime leaf, 1 tbsp fish sauce and 1 tbsp shrimppaste.
Heidi Leist, owner and founder of Lemongrass
Spa Products (http://www.
From steamed mussels with lemongrass
and chilli to spare ribs with sweet chilli and peanuts - there's something for everyone in the new 64-page guide which can be viewed or downloaded from www.
Amongst them will be sweet chilli sauce, rempah and lemongrass
pastes, as well as green and red Thai pastes.
The line includes Pink (vanilla, tuberose, camomin and sage); Green (caraway, lemongrass
and bergamot); Blue (ginger, lemongrass
, lime, verbena and narcissus); Purple (caraway, narcissus, hyacinth and tuberose); Red (marigold, thyme and hyacinth); Orange (mandarin, moss, nutmeg and verbena) and Yellow (oak moss, thyme, rose and jonquil).
For the preserved lemons, in a medium bowl, mix together the salt, sugar, lemongrass
, chili pepper, kaffir lime leaf, and peppercorns.
The new products are Indonesian Satay, a lightly spiced peanut sauce; Malaysian Rendang, with sweet spices and toasted coconut; Singapore Laksa, inspired by lemongrass
and coconut soup; and Thai Red Curry, a fragrant sauce with lemongrass
and lime leaves.
The flavour of lemongrass
was so pungent and sweet, the tastes of the ingredients so clear that I just could not help myself.
Thai Bo is a pale straw-coloured beer with an enticing aroma of Asian spices - lemongrass
, lime leaf and galangal are all used in this unusual brew.
Mackerel and lemongrass
noodles (serves 6-8) INGREDIENTS: 4 mackerel, filleted; 3tbsp tamarind paste; 1tbsp ginger, grated; 2 garlic cloves, crushed; 1/2tsp salt; 1/2tsp ground coriander; 1tbsp clear honey.
4% abv Deschutes/Boulevard White IPA is described as a "hoppy wheat ale of sorts," made with wheat, hops and Belgian yeast, and with the addition of lemongrass
, whole leaf sage, spicy coriander, and sweet orange peel.
Add the diced chicken, lemongrass
, chilli and a little ginger.