An easy to grow groundcover with a strong coriander flavour used in Laksa and other Asian dishes.
Chives, basil mint, chilli, thyme, garlic, lemongrass and coconut. Enhances salad vegetables, soups, curry dishes and fish. Substitute for coriander in Malaysian and Thai cooking.
An easy to use herb that enhances other herbs and when added late in the cooking will lift the other flavours in the dish. The leaves have a strong flavour that is loved by many and disliked by some so do not overuse. The younger leaves have the best flavour. Mix with garlic, ginger, chilli and a small amount of oil to produce a paste that is good for laksa, Tom Yum, curries and stir-fries.
This spreading herb needs a moist environment in part shade. Should be planted in large pots or beds where it won’t overtake other plants.
Pick young leaves as needed and give regular applications of Seasol and Powerfeed to keep the plant healthy and producing well. Cut back hard in mid spring if too large.
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