Herbs & Spices · Laksa Leaves

Laksa leaves: a mini-tree in the making

At the end of a March, I had an epic battle of untangling laksa leaves - also called rau ram, Vietnamese Coriander, and daun kesum - causing a mud explosion that looked like this: Laksa Leaves: untangled at last And was doubtful whether I was doing more harm than good to the plant. Good news… Continue reading Laksa leaves: a mini-tree in the making

Herbs & Spices · Laksa Leaves

Laksa Leaves: untangled at last

If you have ever traveled to Malaysia or Singapore and tasted laksa (spicy noodle soup), you'd be amazed by the distinct taste of a must-have herb used in the dish, so much so, that it is commonly known as laksa leaves in the region. Other common names include Vietnamese coriander, rau ram (Vietnamese), and daun… Continue reading Laksa Leaves: untangled at last