uses and recipes in the kitchen
Here is ginger powder for herbal teas, recipes and many other uses: let’s find out how to make it at home together!
Ginger is an increasingly popular ingredient used in the kitchen, both for its strong flavor and aroma, but also for its properties and benefits. This product can be purchased in the form of the root, but you can also find the powder in supermarkets.
Today we will try to prepare ginger powder at home. Without a dehydrator, it is often thought that foods cannot be dehydrated, but this is not always the case: in the case of ginger, the process is extremely facile, and also relatively fast.
Let’s see immediately all the steps and uses of this fantastic ingredient (even with ours video recipe)! You will see, the result will really be satisfying!
How to make ginger powder
- Wash the roots and then remove the outer skin with a potato peeler.
- At this point grate it and put it in the microwave for about 5 minutes, maximum power. Once this step is complete, mix well and cook in the oven for another 5 minutes. There temperature it must always be high, from 180 °C upwards.
- Repeat step again microwave for another 10 minutes, until completely dehydrated.
- Take a blender, blend all, and the game is done!
As for how to preserve ginger, all you have to do is store it in a well-sealed glass jar and leave it in the pantry. If, on the other hand, there are leftover roots, a good idea may be to freeze him cutting them into small pieces and sealing them in a transparent bag.
How to use ginger powder: recipes and uses in the kitchen
This ingredient is perfect especially if you want to prepare a powdered ginger tea, excellent when combined with other ingredients such as lemon, mint or honey. If, on the other hand, you want to use it in the kitchen, this product is truly versatile, and can be used to flavor sweets, sauces and dishes. Try it in ice cream, biscuits or even bread chocolate (Have you ever tasted it with ginger?)
If, on the other hand, you want to spice up savory dishes, you can use it as an ingredient for sauces, first courses or second courses of fish and shellfish. In short, unleash your imagination and try the pairings that inspire you the most!
The benefits of ginger: properties and characteristics
In addition to its particular taste and the accessed and spicy notes, ginger is also a food bearer of many properties. First of all, it has strong power digestive, but it is also useful for combating nausea and flu symptoms. Furthermore, ginger is perfect for preventing and relieving burning throat problems.
A recommendation must be made regarding the doses: no you exaggerate with the consumption of ginger, as it could cause heartburn.
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