Currying Favour

Marlene from Mackay asks:

“Dear Kurma, I have a Curry Plant in my garden – sort of silvery grey thing. Are the leaves of this plant what you refer to as curry leaves in your recipes?”

My answer:

“No! That plant (Helichrysum italicum) has no culinary value. You need Murraya koenigii, pictured below.

curry leaves:

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Posted by Kurma on 14/11/06; 9:51:13 AM

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