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Cooking with Zing: the Ginger Family ( Zingiberaceae )


Wave Hill House

The ginger family, Zingiberaceae, includes spicy ginger, cardamom and turmeric, along with a number of showy ornamental plants. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day shares a sampling of these tropical herbs while a chef from Great Performances demonstrates various ways to cook with fresh and dried members of this aromatic plant family.

Free with admission to the grounds.

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