I went to Penzey's Spices a few weeks ago and struck up a conversation with a fellow shopper. She mentioned enjoying Thai cooking. I told her I was just getting into Thai cooking and she recommended galangal. She said it was like ginger but more floral and it would give my dishes a more authentic taste. After adding to this soup, I'm sold. It really helped the flavor and made the dish seem restaurant quality.
This soup took some effort but was well worth it in the end.
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