Myrtle is undoubtedly the best Australian Rainforest Spice, with its
delightful Lemon, Lime and Lemongrass aroma and flavour it adds
beautifully to baked fish or any seafood dish, Thai cooking, soups,
cheesecake recipes and pancake batter. Also great infused in vinegar,
olive oil or as the feature in a sweet chili sauce. Makes a refreshing
tea, especially well suited to 'lift' a green tea or iced tea. Lemon
Myrtle is the worlds richest source of citral which is also the
essential oil found in Lemongrass.
Ingredients: Mechanically dried premium (high citral) Lemon Myrtle Backhousia citriodora Leaf (100%), 1.6mm flake size.
Using Your Lemon Mrytle:
Lemon Myrtle is another of the more versatile of our native spices. You
can use it anywhere you would use Lemongrass, in Thai cooking, in soups
and is especially good sprinkled over fish before baking. Add to the
stuffing of turkey or chicken and the meat will be infused with the
delicious aroma of Lemon Myrtle. Also makes a good tea, either by
itself or with a green tea, be sure to allow to infuse for at least 5
minutes. Also good added to pancake batter (1-2teasp), add 2 teaspoons
to your favouite Cheesecake filling and allow to sit overnight before
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 29 October, 2008.