How to prepare lemongrass

Green stems shown three ways, sliced and grated.

Peel away the tough outer layers to reveal the pale lower section of the stem. Use a sharp knife to trim the base. Press the stem with the flat side of a knife to bruise and release the flavour. This is essential when infusing soups and syrups. To prepare lemon grass for stir-frying, cut the…

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Thai venison larb salad

A bowl of salad with green and brown lettuce topped with meat, red chilli and lime. A pair of chopsticks.

Quick, easy, and light weeknight dinner recipe. Combination of the fragrant exotic herbs make this lean venison dish absolutely delicious and satisfying. Serve on plenty of greens.

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Lemongrass and Chilli Chicken

Lemongrass and Chilli Chicken - Fresh Ideas

Lemongrass and Chilli Chicken The freshness of the lemongrass and coriander combined with the sugar and chilli make this chilli chicken dish an absolute winner. Serves: 4 Ingredients 500 g skinless chicken thigh fillets (we love Waitoa) 2 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp pickled chilli 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 lemongrass…

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Hearty chicken curry with potatoes

Hearty chicken potato curry

This inspiring curry is easy, not too hot and the perfect winter weeknight wonder ready in under half an hour. If you prefer, you can swap out the chicken for 600g NZ lamb pieces. For a South Indian taste, try this coconut chicken curry.

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