A pungent, spicy ginger root one of traditional root herb of culinary importance. Fresh root has a silver gray outer skin (peel). Cut sections feature creamy white, yellow, or red-colored crunchy flesh depending upon the variety. Can be Used in sweet and savoury dishes and is versatile to use with poultry, fish, meat and vegetable recipes. To prepare, peel, then slice, chop or grate as per your recipe. To maximise freshness peel just prior to cooking.
Ginger has been used as an anti-inflamatory for many years and studies have shown that it may decrease nausea induced by motion sickness or pregnancy and may help relieve a migraine headache. Ginger root slices, boiled in water with lemon juice, and honey, is a popular herbal drink to relieve common cold, cough, and sore throat.
A 100g portion typically contains 80 calores, 0.75g fat, 17.77g carbohydrate and 1.82g protein.