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Grow your own lemongrass

When I was a child, my mom and my grandmom always cook herbal shampoo for me to wash my hair. Like any Vietnamese child, I wash my hair with the homemade herbal shampoo twice a week. 343 more words


love.life.eat. of the week: we're not going to say the "G" word

It’s been a while since I haven’t used the dreaded “G” word around these parts, but trust that I’ve been doing more than fretting over gluten, lamenting its loss, and subsequently espousing the joys of a gluten-free life, on a daily basis. 477 more words

Foodie Finds

Lessons Learnt from Lemongrass.

Because my garden is so accessible and draws me in on days when my work is stressing me out or times when I am bored with the same old routine and just need a break, I have been known to start gardening in the most inappropriate of attire.  380 more words


The Birthplace: Lemongrass

This is the apple of Newtonian physics, the Gaia of Greek mythology, the Big Bang of the universe – this is where it all began. 467 more words


Recipe: Rendang Daging (Beef)

Rendang is a rich, thick and richly spiced meat dish which is traditionally prepared for festivities, such as Hari Raya and always present at a Malaysian wedding. 645 more words


Squash and coconut soup

It may be August Bank Holiday but that means another summer is nearly over. Suddenly the warm evenings are not quite so long, and certainly not as warm. 294 more words


Eating Out: The Common Room

I was very wrong in thinking that The Common Room on Devonshire Street, Sheffield was just a pool hall, it is in fact home to some of the best American food and Cocktails I have ever had. 324 more words