Category Archive: Food Library

May
25

Galangal or “Blue Ginger.”

he Galangal or Blue Ginger.

The Galangal This root-bulb is from the  Rhizome family! It looks quite similar to the Ginger, but it is Not! Ginger is yellow to pale brownish in colour, depending on it being young or old.         Galangal is lightly reddish on surface of the bulbs.  Galangal skins are much tougher compared to the ginger, and does not bruised as easily …

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May
24

The Ginger

Ginger (young)

This is a photo of how a young ginger looks like. I had used some in boiling my light syrup for my Green Tea Pearls and Sweet Potatoes, which was posted yesterday. Ginger imparts a pleasant Gingerly, mildly Pungent flavour to any sweet Syrup, Soups or Stir-frys! Ginger is rich in Mineral salts and warming to …

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