Commodity: Lemon Grass
Lemon grass has long, green, woody stalks and white root ends. Its texture is brittle and dry with a lemon-lime flavor and hints of hay. Add to Asian-style dishes like soups and stir-fry or steep into tea. The herb blends well with seafood and chicken. Lemon grass is also known as tide lemon, sereh, citronella root and takrai. It is often used in supplements and medicines. It is available from California year-round and from Asia and Africa.