Ginger is an amazing spice. Its unique flavor is both spicy and sweet, recognizable by its intensity and fragrance. Ginger reminds us of the spiciness of life – and how it can be complemented by just a little touch of sweetness! Ginger is used widely in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and South Asian cuisine, but today, is enjoyed all around the globe. Ginger itself can appear pickled, in cookies, in crackers, as part of ginger ale, as a spice, or on its own. At SuperiorNutStore.com, we carry a crystallized ginger and dried ginger to meet your more exotic tastes.
can be a surprisingly versatile ingredient to have in your pantry. Enjoy a few pieces of dried ginger on their own as an unexpected snack, or chop dried ginger finely to use it in a variety of recipes, including cocktails, stir fry, and cookies. It’s refreshing, potent, and definitely a taste that goes beyond the ordinary! No matter where you choose to serve up dried ginger, we know it’s going to be a hit.
Ready to enjoy the refreshing taste of dried ginger
? Try a bit in some of these cocktail recipes, which are sure to make a splash at your next party:
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 lemon, sliced into wedges
- Simple syrup (if you make it on your own, infuse it with ginger!)
- 3 tablespoons crystallized dried ginger, cubed
- 1 bottle of chilled champagne
Run the sliced lemon along the rim of the glasses and dip the glasses into the sugar. Then, add a few pieces of the crystallized ginger to each glass, along with a bit of simple syrup. Pour the champagne over the pieces. Serve.
Crystallized Ginger Sparkler
- 1.5 ounces of Barcardi Limon
- 1 ounce Lillet
- Champagne or sparkling wine
- A little bit of fresh dried ginger, to taste
- 1 piece of crystallized ginger for garnish
Muddle the Bacardi Limon and the Lillet with the fresh ginger in a cocktail shaker. Then, pour the ginger mixture into a champagne glass. Top with champagne or sparkling wine and then garnish with the crystallized ginger.
- 6 ounces of tea, brewed
- 2 ounces of sweet white wine
- 1 ounce of ginger syrup
- 1 piece of crystallized dried ginger
In a cocktail shaker with ice, shake the tea and ginger syrup and strain into a highball glass with ice. Top with sweet white wine and a piece of crystallized ginger. Voila!