The flavor of ginger is characterized by its unique combination of lemon, citrus, and earthy flavor notes. Pungent and aromatic ginger is one of the world's most important spices. It adds heat with floral, making it a perfect ingredient for adding multi-dimensional flavor to a variety of recipes.
Considered a secret ingredient because its flavor marries well with other herbs and spices. Ginger is commonly used in the cuisines of Asia, North Africa, Europe, India, and the Caribbean.
As with Turmeric, ginger is a ground dried rhizome (an elongated horizontal subterranean plant stems that produce roots below and shoots above).
Ginger works well with allspice, bay leaf, black pepper, cardamom, chile peppers, cinnamon, cloves, coconut, garlic, kaffir lime, lemon, lemongrass, and turmeric