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Thai & Vietnamese Inspired Summer Menu

The first time I ever experienced Vietnamese cuisine, I was 12 years old and visiting family in Tacoma, Washington. My worldly Aunt Liz insisted that we go to her favorite place for some Pho (vermicelli rice noodle bowl). 224 more words


Lemongrass Grilled Chicken

Lemongrass can be tricky to cut. Most grocery stores sell lemongrass cut down to the stalk, but fresh, uncut lemongrass is always preferable. Click the link for an easy step-by-step guide from… 315 more words


Lemongrass Caipirinha

Lemongrass and club soda brighten this delicious Brazilian cocktail and can be enjoyed while relaxing at home, or while out enjoying these remaining hot Summer days. 119 more words


Beef Massaman Curry

This is one of the first recipes I noticed in Simply Nigella and there is a recipe here. There are a few stages to it, it was made a lot easier by having a pot with a tight-fitting heavy lid (a present from an impossibly generous friend). 147 more words



Lemongrass – Cymbopogon citratus

Used to reduce nervous tension, lemongrass works to regulate the parasympathetic system – supports rest & relaxation.   Lemongrass also has potent astringent properties, ideal for reducing dilated pores. 187 more words


Thai-style Steamed Fish

Today is the second Sunday I’m cooking lunch at the Home. The main dish of the day, as requested by Jean, was Thai-styled Steamed Fish. 205 more words



Lemongrass tea is a soothing, easy to make and comforting beverage. The benefits of lemongrass tea is endless combined with anti-oxidant properties. It aids digestion, removes harmful toxins from the body, helps in curing fever and cold. 219 more words