How to cook Ginger
Grate fresh ginger into marinades or dipping sauces, use in curries and stir-fries or blitz into smoothies for added zing and spice. Or slice it and brew in a mug of hot water for ginger-infused tea.
HOW TO PREPARE GINGER
READ: 6 reasons we love ginger
WHAT IS GINGER?
With its warm spice, ginger is used in a vast variety of cooking styles and is a key ingredient for both sweet and savoury dishes. Ginger is a flowering plant and is related to turmeric, cardamom and galangal.
WHEN IS GINGER IN SEASON?
Ginger is available all year round.
HOW TO STORE GINGER
Ginger can be stored at room temperature, unless it has been peeled or cut, in which case it should be refrigerated.
What are the health benefits?
Punchy and fragrant, warming and spicy, fresh ginger is a good source of potassium, so it's great for our nervous systems. It also helps to maintain normal blood pressure… Plus it's supposedly an aphrodisiac, too!