Item Code: DGGR01
Traditionally, Ginger was used in Chinese herbal medicine for working the appetite and as a remedy for stomach issues. In Europe, Ginger found to use against nausea and to ward off the cold during winters. The spice is the rhizome or root of the Ginger flowering plant. The same root is utilised in medicine and cooking. The great explorer, Marco Polo, was often involved in the Ginger trade, introducing it to Europe from his travels to the Far East. Ginger is usually a kitchen spice. The young Ginger root can be consumed as a snack and a common beverage is Ginger Honey tea that is brewed using small root pieces in boiling water. Ginger wine is obtained by fermentation with raisins and an adequate mix of Brandy. With a strong aroma and pungent flavour, it is perfect for culinary uses in gravies, masalas and baked items like ginger cookies and gingerbread. Handpicked Spices Dry Ginger has a year’s shelf life and is available in resealable packaging that maintains the quality of our fresh spices. As the foremost spice suppliers in India, we can provide from a long list of traditional Indian spices with free “spice” delivery. Purchase from the Handpicked online spice store, today!