A root spice that is native to Southern Asia, galangal is closely related to ginger and turmeric and has been used in traditional Chinese medicines for centuries. It can be eaten raw or cooked and is particularly popular in Asian cuisine.
Health Benefits - Rich in antioxidants that reduce inflammation and pain.
Flavour - similar to ginger.
Available all year round.
Storage - Store galangal in a plastic bag and place them in the dry crisp area of the refrigerator.