Ginger is a root that is primarily used as a spice. It’s eaten throughout the world, but maintains its highest popularity in Asia. Ginger isn’t appealing to the eye, which is why it lives underground. It has no medicinal uses.
Ginger has a spicy flavor to it. It’s rarely eaten alone, only by the grossly misinformed. Ginger is great for creating ginger ale, candied ginger, gingerbread, and other various sweets. Pickled ginger is a popular snack that is often paired with sushi.
became an official snack on May 18th, 2012.