20+ lovely lemongrass recipes

The long, green leaves of this fragrant and attractive grass are sharp-edged, fibrous and not suitable for eating. The stem's lower end is softer and will reduce to an edible pulp once pounded in a mortar with a pestle. First, remove any of the dry outer leaves and discard, using the pale, softer parts.

Karen Martini's roasted lemongrass and turmeric chicken steaks.