Ginger is a root that is primarily used as a spice. Itís eaten throughout the world, but maintains its highest popularity in Asia. Ginger isnít appealing to the eye, which is why it lives underground. It has no medicinal uses.
Ginger has a spicy flavor to it. Itís 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.
Ginger became an official snack on May 18th 2012.