Ginger in place of galangal

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Author: tess
Date: 8-12-10
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Have you ever used ginger as a substitute for galanagal? How did it end up tasting?

tum wrote 4 yearss ago

although ginger and galangal look similar they have very very little similarities in terms of taste.

galangal tastes more woodsy and citrus-like, whereas ginger has a spicier taste.

if you can't find fresh galangal, look in the freezer section of most Asian stores.