Updated: Apr 8
Lets be honest everyone loves some form of Ginger ! Here's a few easy and helpful tips for this weeks special organic harvest from the KIN KIN FRESH farm.
WIKI WANK: Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or ginger, is widely used as a spice and a folk medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual false stems made of the rolled bases of leaves about one meter tall bearing narrow leaf blades.
HOT STORAGE TIP: store your ginger root in small pieces in a snap happy and FREEZE. To use, remove a piece from the freezer and grate the frozen ginger using a microplane grater.
HOT COOKING TIP: grate your ginger over anything cooking in a steamer basket to give it some fragrant spice warmth.
FRESH RECIPE: Versatile Ginger & Spring Onion sauce
30g ginger, peeled and crushed
100g sliced spring onions (approx. 1 bunch)
100 ml grapeseed oil 1 pinch Salt
1) Process ginger and spring onions with the salt to a paste and place in a heat proof bowl 2) Heat grapeseed oil to smoking point in a pot and carefully pour over puree whilst stirring to cook out the mix.
3) Allow to cool and serve with anything poached or steamed... or store in the refrigerator for
Asian stir fries
What do you do with ginger? Leave your suggestions in the comments section below.
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