Ginger

Zingiber officinale

Country of Origin

China

Description

Ginger is an ancient cultural plant that has been cultivated for thousands of years in India and China.

Taste Characteristics

Ginger has a crisp and spicy flavor.

Usage

Ginger is used for pastries, desserts, poultry, pork and veal. Ginger is especially popular in Asian cooking.

History

Ginger comes from Asia and has been used in China and India for more than 3,000 years.

Nutrition

Ginger contains several hundred active substances, essential oils as well as vitamins and minerals. Ginger can also be a solution, however, if you suffer from driving sickness and sea sickness.