A type of root with a rough, tan exterior and a fibrous, pale yellow interior. Ginger has a spicy in flavor with hints of citrus.
Ginger was introduced to the Caribbean during the 15th century.
Used in China and India as a medicinal spice since ancient times, ginger is still used as an anti-nausea treatment.
“Ginger History- Origin and Regional Uses of Ginger” from Vegetable Facts
New Oxford Book of Food Plants by John Vaughan et al. (2009)