Fresh, organic ginger root. Ginger has a warm, spicy taste that is sometimes described as peppery. It is one of the few spices that is used in both sweet and savory dishes. Fresh ginger has a pungent aroma and sharp, spicy flavor.
Pricing is per pound.
Turmeric Root & Ginger Root Tea
2.5 cups water
1 inch fresh turmeric root peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 to 3/4 inch ginger root thinly slices sliced
Dash of freshly ground black pepper
Brenneman’s maple syrup or sugar to taste
Optional add ins
Cinnamon Stick or ground cinnamon
Slices of fresh lemon
1. Add all the ingredients to a saucepan and bring to a simmering boil over medium low heat.
2. Add in the optional ingredients if using.
3. Continue to simmer for 6 to 8 minutes. Add in sweetener, if using.
4. Strain and serve. Add some lemon slices if needed. Or chill and serve over ice cubes as iced tea.
Adapted from www.veganricha.com
With its sweet yet pungent flavor, ginger has become a mainstay of many of the world's cuisines. European cooks like to use dried, ground ginger to flavor gingerbread and other baked goods. Asian and Indian cooks prefer their ginger fresh, and they use it in spicy sauces and stir-fries. Ginger not only tastes good, it's also believed to have medicinal properties, and people sometimes use it to soothe their upset stomachs and boost their energy.
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