Galangal

Galangal

Galangal is the first cousin of ginger and has a mild, peppery flavour. It is also known as Thai ginger.

Many Thai recipes use thin slices cut across the section of the root to give a heady aroma to broths – they float on the surface decoratively and you have the choice to eat them or merely enjoy the smell.

Galangal is also one of the spices which powers green curry.


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