Spices: Galangal | Greater Galangal | Thai Ginger

Galangal is an erect annual plant with aromatic, ginger-like rhizomes and is a staple of SE Asian cooking as a flavouring. Sometimes called Laos, or Blue Ginger, it is a member of the ginger family.

Spices: All about Chillies and Chilli Types

Chillies are a common ingredient in many cuisines. There are many different species, all containing capsaicin, a biologically active ingredient beneficial to the respiratory system, blood pressure and heart. Did you know there are more than 300 varieties of chilli?