Galangal, not to be confused with ginger is also known as blue ginger, Siamese ginger and Thai ginger. Greater galangal is a rhizomatous perennial producing several 2m stalks with alternate sheathing leaves. The flowers are followed by red three-valved fruits. … Continue reading


Chilli has been a part of the South American diet for 7000 years! Chilli varieties are the world’s most frequently used culinary spice and the heat is mostly concentrated in the seeds and the white pith. All chilli varieties require … Continue reading