Ginger Powder is fine-ground, light yellow, Cochin ginger- renowned for its subtle lemon like aroma and sharp, biting flavour. It is sourced from the port of Cochin off Kerala´s famed Malabar Coast.
Ginger has a pungent-lemony, warm-sweet flavour. It´s a warming spice. In the middle ages, ginger was valued on par with black pepper. A pound of it was worth the price of a sheep.
India is the world´s largest ginger producer. The finest quality ginger - Cochin ginger and Calicut ginger - comes from Kerala.
Almost all Indian curry recipes include ginger. The traditional method is to chop ginger finely and fry it along with onions. Ginger was one of the man´s earliest medicine, much prescribed for treating stomach distress.