You will need
- paper towel;
- — zip-package.
- Bank with a sealed lid;
- — vodka or sherry;
- — flower pot with soil;
The fresher you choose the root ginger, the longer it will be stored. Fresh young ginger has a smooth flat shiny thin skin, light brown color. Its flesh is white, the cut is smooth, without fibers, distinct aroma. Root with fibrous yellow flesh and a dry wrinkled skin – old, he won't lie long.
Dry root ginger and wrap in a paper towel. Put in a plastic sealed package. Remove the zip-package with ginger in the refrigerator, in the compartment for fruits and vegetables. So the root can remain fresh for three to four weeks.
Clean the ginger from the skin and place in a glass jar with a screw cap. Fill a jar of vodka or sherry. The pickled ginger gives the vodka its flavor and aroma, but the sherry on the contrary is able to make his subtle touch to the taste of the spice. Close the jar and store the ginger in it until then, until it is done. This root has no expiration date. Ginger sherry use in the preparation of broths and soups. Vodka infused with ginger is good to add to the dough.
Fresh root ginger is perfectly stored in the soil. Buy this flower pot and fill it with equal parts loam, sand, peat and compost. Bury the unpeeled root ginger. Put the pot in a warm, humid place, on scattered sunlight. If you will not long disturb the root, there is a possibility that it'll grow. Ginger is a very beautiful plant. Its leaves are used in soups, teas and salads.
Peel the root of ginger, grate and mix with salt. Ginger paste is put into a clean glass jar with a tightly fitting lid and store in the refrigerator. So spice can be stored for about a month. Ginger paste is good to use in cooking Indian food.
Peel the root ginger and cut into slices crosswise. Place them on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Leave for three or four days in a dry, cool dark place. When the pieces of ginger is completely dry, put them in an airtight container. So the spice may be stored up to 1 year.
Ginger root is not recommended to freeze, as after freezing it loses the aroma and taste part.