[Sca-cooks] Galingale (was Thermomix is the "flying car")

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Sun May 13 19:25:26 PDT 2012

On 5/12/12 9:47 PM, Stefan li Rous wrote:
> I was quite happy to be able to find already powdered galengale. I 
> don't think my mortar and pestles (I now have several, a six inch 
> marble, a smaller ceramic one and I thought another) would win against 
> the rather hard wood chunks of galengale I had at one point.
I used to describe Galingale as a root that breaks spice grinders.

On the other hand, one can sometimes get the fresh rather than dried 
root, and it's rather like ginger in texture.


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