Most countries in South East Asia wouldn`t do without gineger. The root is used both fresh or as a powder. There are more kinds available. Bigger and white roots and smaller and more yellow ones, which are more aromatic and spicy.
Ginger gives not only spicy flavor to the dishes, but sour too. Pink ginger is pickled and it is used for Japanese sushi. Ginger is used for lemonades, tea and many kinds of desserts too.
Recipes with ginger.