The citrusy grass – lemongrass

A tufted, aromatic, evergreen clump-forming and perennial grass with a sweet taste and citrusy flavour known as lemongrass are not only used in Asian recipes. It has other common names such as West Indian lemongrass, Seregrass, fever grass, Ce Kala, Nche awuta, Ahihia tii, Hhashel laymum, and Koriko oyibo. It is a herb that originated in Asia and Australia that travels along the spice route from Asia to Europe. It is also known as citronella … Read More

Are you into that hot and spicy?

A very spicy fruit known as chili pepper is known as chile, chile pepper, or chili.  It is scientifically known as Capsicum sp. It is found under the genus Solanaceae, a berry-fruit of a plant. This genus has about ten annuals and shrubs from tropical America renowned for its fruits’ hot taste. Some varieties contributing to the fiery hotness are considered essential in so many of the world’s cuisines. Chili is known as one of … Read More