Crystallized or Candied ginger starts with fresh ginger root which has been peeled, cut up, boiled, cooked in a thick simple syrup and then allowed to dry. The result is a crackly glaze with a soft and chewy centre. A sprinkle of coarse sugar gives the ginger its crystalline finish for a sweet and tangy treat.
Ginger is a spice with it’s distinctive taste being a favorite around the world for centuries. It has always been prized for its widely reported health benefits, and can be enjoyed in a number of different ways. In crystallized form, ginger is even more versatile, as it can stand alone or be used as an ingredient.
One of the reasons ginger has become so popular is its reputation for improving our health! Crystallized Ginger is an effective cure for indigestion, sore throat, cold and cough. It is used to treat nausea. The anti inflammatory properties help relieve pain and reduce inflammation associated with arthritis and muscle pains..and it is simply delicious!