Discovered Gember

GINGER

Sweet & spicy

GINGER

Ginger is the tuberous root of the ginger plant, so it is also sometimes known as ginger root.

ORIGIN

Ginger originates from Asia, although nowadays it is also grown in other subtropical climates. Our ginger comes mainly from China and Brazil.

TASTE

Ginger tastes tangy and spicy yet fresh and sweet.

USE

Ginger is mainly used as a flavouring in cooking. It can be added to desserts, stews, soups or curries.

STORAGE

Store ginger in a cool, dry place, such as in an unsealed plastic bag in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator. You can also store it for a longer period of time in the freezer.

TIP!

Try making tea with fresh ginger and hot water. It’s a wonderfully refreshing drink. In Asia this tea is particularly popular on hot days.

AVAILABILITY

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Nutritional value

per 100 gr
Energy (kcal) 62 kcal
Energy (kJ) 262 kJ
Carbohydrates 11,5 g
of which sugars 0 g
Fat 1 g
of which saturates 0 g
Fibre 1,2 g
Protein 1,2 g
Sodium 5 mg
Vitamin C 5 mg

Growing areas

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TIPS FOR PREPATION OF GINGER.

HOW TO USE GINGER?

Step 1

Peel the ginger thinly.

Step 2

Cut into slices OR

Step 3

Grate the ginger on a sharp grater.

FAVOURITE RECIPES WITH GINGER

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