Ginger (100g) is a herb but is often known as a spice, with a strong distinct flavour. It has also been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. Possible health benefits include relieving nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness, and pain. Ginger is a potent aromatic herb and a good natural source of vitamin C,magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese. Just a few slivers of fresh ginger can be used to make a restorative tea.
Did you know?
Ginger delivers a wonderful flavour for stir-fries, salads, soups, in marinades. It is good accompanying flavour for pork, beef, chicken and fish.
How to prepare
Ginger is generally peeled and is then finely chopped, sliced or grated.
Buy fresh herbs and spice online or in store from Jesmond Fruit Barn.