Some people don't like ginger taste in meal. What can I use instead of ginger? Actually I want to cook cauliflower, so what can I use instead of ginger.

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    Unless you're making something with 'ginger' in its name, you can probably leave it out.
    – Joe
    Nov 14 '18 at 3:15
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    Marosh: welcome to Seasoned Advice? In order for people to help you, you'll need to share what dish(es) you are trying to make with no ginger (preferably with a link to a similar recipe), and what your guests' objections to it are (for example, do they hate all strong spices?)
    – FuzzyChef
    Nov 14 '18 at 8:16
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    What are the benefits you'd like? A tasty dish? On topic, and use other spices. Health? Off topic; they're debatable anyway and we're not qualified to answer so will have to close the question. I suspect that latter but will hold off voting to close to give you a chance to address this comment
    – Chris H
    Nov 14 '18 at 14:40
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    @ChrisH I have been poring over this question too. Making a tasty dish is in principle on topic, but in this particular case, I am afraid it ends up being a too-broad pairing question (people will start suggesting randomn other spices which go with cauliflower). So I am hard pressed to come up with an interpretation which is not closeable.
    – rumtscho
    Nov 14 '18 at 14:45
  • @rumtscho one general answer could be: omit the ginger, increase all other spices by a pinch. Another could be: add chilli if you want a kick. It depends what the OP is trying to do with the cauliflower. I'm not keen on cauliflower so I couldn't address the pairing, preferring to overpower it, thus I don't see it as a pairing question. It will probably end up closed, but I prefer to give the benefit of the doubt for a few hours especially for newish users
    – Chris H
    Nov 14 '18 at 14:57

Something with a sharp, bright flavor. Maybe garlic, shallot, or horseradish.


if you are making couliflower then you can use garlic instead of ginger,and in some other dishes as you say about meal you can use ground nutmeg,cinnamon etc.

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