Crystallized ginger

Fresh ginger that has been slowly cooked in sugar water and rolled in coarse sugar to preserve it. Also known as candied ginger or glace ginger, it has a wonderful sweet spicy taste and is commonly used in desserts and can easily be made at home (See recipes 102933 and 123111).


Season:

available year-round

How to select:

Find it in the spice section in Asian markets.

How to store:

Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place for up to three months.

Substitutions:

1/8 tsp ground ginger = 1 tbsp crystallized ginger

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