Rhizomes from the perennial tropical herb Zingiber officinale yield this yellowish exotic condiment. Spicy-sweet, pungent aroma and hot, clean taste. Use in marinades, pastries and pickles. Try in seasoned flour for frying chicken or liver. Important ally with garlic in Chinese cuisine. Healthful tea. One of our customers enjoys this warm flavor in cooking and uses it more during harsh weather conditions to keep her skin nice and smooth.