HERB - ginger/galingale
nweders at mail.utexas.edu
Mon Apr 27 10:45:20 PDT 1998
Oriental market ssometimes sell fresh galingal root and it may be the same
spice. It' a ginger like rook at well only paler than ginger (less brown)
with pinkish tips. I bought some and sunk it in a pot -- does quite well.
I currently have a cinnamon ginger plant which is also in a pot but I
haven't tried it yet. Since it didn't come with a latin name I'm not sure
what type of ginger it is. Since I haven't tested it, I not sure if it has
any cinnamon overtones or not. Maybe this year when it's bigger. It looks
suspicuously like regular ginger we used to grow in California when I was a
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