Pangaeic connections: Blue Ginger

The rhizome–root–of the blue ginger plant is known as “galangal” and is the one ingredient I couldn’t track down for the tom yum soup I made on Saturday. It’s also called “laos.”

But it’s also called “John the Conqueroo,” a frequent player in blues songs and a component of a mojo bag.

Coooool.

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  1. kate

    Focus on the Family? What would I have to do?

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