Tag Archive for: Hedychium coronarium

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Butterfly Water

INTRODUCTION Living a botanically rich lifestyle is pretty easy. Even if you don't know how to cook, don't like to cook, or are too busy to cook, the simple act of adding flowers to what you are drinking adds biodiversity to your diet. When…
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Protected: Creamy Butterfly

INTRODUCTION A unique taste, blending the acid from the oxymel and the creaminess of the orgeat. An orgeat is basically a nut milk mixed with sugar to make a syrup. The video below outlines the step-by-step process of making macadamia nut…
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Butterfly Ginger Quiche

INTRODUCTION Delicate and smooth, this is the perfect quiche. Created by Chef Samantha Schaberg. Check out her work here: https://www.instagram.com/beurrenoisette.maui/ INGREDIENTS Dough: 340 g butter, cubed 158 g milk 600 g all purpose…
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Protected: Butterfly Ginger Wild Yeast Starter

INTRODUCTION Wild yeast starters are experimental and can vary in success. Have fun with it! Recipe by Sophia Keel https://www.instagram.com/natureofsophia/ INGREDIENTS 1-2 handfuls of fresh butterfly ginger flowers 4 tablespoons…
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Kahili Mac Nut Spread

INTRODUCTION This probiotic macadamia nut spread is perfect for smearing on crackers or veggies with the unique floral and savory Kāhili Ginger flavor combined with the creaminess of mac nuts. INGREDIENTS 2 cups macadamia nuts 2 capsules…
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Why Only 6 Plants?

Have you ever taken a college botany course? If not, it’s typical to be expected to learn 100 plants in a semester. How many of those do you think you would remember? Maybe 6, if youʻre lucky? Basically, people always want more but…
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Butterfly Ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum, Hedychium coronarium and Hedychium flavescens)

Butterfly Ginger originates from the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. Here at Savage Kitchen we use one name “Butterfly Ginger” to describe 3 different plants: Kāhili Ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum), White Butterfly Ginger (Hedychium…
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Kāhili Ginger and Turmeric Tea

INTRODUCTION The mild, floral flavor of Kāhili Ginger is the perfect complement to the spicier turmeric in this lovely tea.  Adjust the acidity and sweetness with more or less lemon and honey, as you like it. INGREDIENTS 1/2…
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Kāhili Ginger powder

INTRODUCTION We dehydrate Kahili Ginger rhizome and then grind the dried plant matter into powder. This ginger powder is a super versatile addition to your spice cupboard - use it in drinks, baked goods, teas, and as a replacement for culinary…
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Protected: Kāhili Gingersnap Cookies

INTRODUCTION These cookies are well loved around here. Moist, chewy, not too sweet, with that particular Kāhili Ginger zing - they get eaten so fast! We like them a little on the rare side and pull them out of the oven right at 12 minutes,…