What is Ground Ginger?
Ginger is a spice whose root is used in food around the world. The root is grown underground and has a hard body and thin, beige skin. The root has many rounded and long shoots and is often fat. The flesh of the ginger is golden colored with a flavor that is earthy, spicy and bright. Ground ginger is made from the dried ginger root and has a powdery texture that is an earthy golden color. The flavor is similar, but not as spicy and is often used in Western desserts.