Spices

Ginger

Spices

Ginger

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Description

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NAME: Zingiberofficinale

FAMILY: Zingiberaceae

ORIGIN: Nigeria

APPEARANCE:  fibrous structure

TASTE: unique, sweet and spicy

HEALING POWERS: stimulates circulation and energy flow, promotes digestion, strengthens the body, removes toxins from the body, helps with colds

PART OF PLANT: bulb

PROCESSING METHOD: the bulb is peeled and cut into pieces and then it is dried

Fun fact

  • the uk produces ginger wine
  • there is an island called ginger and it is located in the british virgin islands

Usage

COOKERY: 

  • ginger powder is used for making cakes but also in everyday meals
  • pickled ginger is a common food that is eaten with sushi

CATERING/HOSPITALITY: 

  • decoration for hot beverages such as tea, punch and mulled/spiked wine
  • an ingredient in a variety of smoothies and cocktails that give it a slightly spicy note
  • decoration in drinks containing ginger beer
  • pairs well with other warm spices

Packing and storage

  • dark, dry place at room temperature
  • shelf life: 24 months

Cocktails ideal for this herb

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