The flavor is peppery and slightly sweet, while the aroma is pungent and spicy.
It is used for flavoring in cookies (such as gingersnaps), gingerbread, crackers, ginger ale, and ginger beer.
Fresh ginger can be substituted for ground ginger at a ratio of 6 to 1, although the flavors of fresh and dried ginger are somewhat different.
Dried ginger usually comes in the form of powder, its colour, pale yellow. Between your fingers, it feels like any other powder, but a powerful smell opens your eyes and makes your mouth water
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Preparation and Use
Conserving and Storing
keep stored in a dry, cool, place