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Thai ginger - Alpinia galanga


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Thai ginger - Alpinia galanga




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Alpinia galanga 
Thai ginger +1°C

The rhizome is a common ingredient in Thai curries and soups, where it is used fresh in chunks or cut into thin slices, mashed and mixed into curry paste. 
Indonesian rendang is usually spiced with galangal. 
The robust rhizome has a sharp, sweet taste and smells like a blend of black pepper and pine needles. 
The red fruit is used in traditional Chinese medicine and has a flavor similar to cardamom. 
Alpinia galanga grows from rhizomes in clumps of stiff stalks up to 2 m in height with abundant long leaves that bear red fruit. 
It is native to South Asia and Indonesia and cultivated in Malaysia, Laos, and Thailand. 
Alpinia. galanga is the galangal used most often in cookery. 
The robust rhizome has a sharp, sweet taste and smells like a blend of black pepper and pine needles. 
The red fruit is used in traditional Chinese medicine and has a flavor similar to cardamom.



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