Ground Ginger Root
Ginger is the dried, ground, rhizome (root stock) of the plant Zingiber Officinale, of the ginger family. It has a warm, spicy flavor and aroma and is commonly found in Indian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese cuisines. Dried ginger is essential to gingerbread and gingersnap cookies. It is commonly used in cakes, pies and other sweet confections.