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'''Galigale''' (''Cyperus Longus''), also called galangal, is a hardy perennial plant, whose root is used in cooking, often as a [[ginger]] substitute.
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'''Galigale''' (''Cyperus Longus''), also called galangal, is a hardy perennial plant, whose root is used in cooking, often as a [[ginger]] substitute. When cultivating galingale prefers moist soil in a sunny position.
   
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As a medicinal [[herb]] galingale was used as a diuretic and as a stimulant added to [[wine]].
==Recipes using galingale==
 
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==See Also==
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===Recipes using galingale===
   
 
* [[Sawse madame (recipe)|Sawse madame]]
 
* [[Sawse madame (recipe)|Sawse madame]]
 
* [[Crustardes of flessh (recipe)|Crustardes of flessh]]
 
* [[Crustardes of flessh (recipe)|Crustardes of flessh]]
 
* [[Flaumpens (recipe)|Flaumpens]]
 
* [[Flaumpens (recipe)|Flaumpens]]
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===Period references===
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* [[Galingale (Askham)|Galingale according to Askham's Herbal]]
   
 
[[Category:spices]]
 
[[Category:spices]]

Revision as of 23:32, 16 June 2005

Galigale (Cyperus Longus), also called galangal, is a hardy perennial plant, whose root is used in cooking, often as a ginger substitute. When cultivating galingale prefers moist soil in a sunny position.

As a medicinal herb galingale was used as a diuretic and as a stimulant added to wine.

See Also

Recipes using galingale

Period references