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A superior grade of crystallized or preserved ginger.
- ‘The other featured flavor in this cheesecake is stem ginger, which is rarely, if at all, found in Japan.’
- ‘Add an extra splash or two of whisky and some finely chopped stem ginger if these are not destined for children.’
- ‘Put the rhubarb with half the stem ginger into a liquidiser (this is best done in two batches) and whizz until you have a nice, smooth purée.’
- ‘Put the stem ginger and the syrup into a food processor and give it a whizz until the ginger is finely chopped but not completely smooth.’
- ‘Bring the caster sugar and 500 ml of water to the boil in a medium saucepan, then add the lemon juice, stem ginger, star anise and the vanilla pod.’
- ‘What could be more delicious on a summer's day then than a trifle simply made by layering gooseberry purée, sponge fingers, elderflower cordial, chopped stem ginger and cream?’
- ‘It's like a vicarious revenge coated in chocolate and nuggets of stem ginger.’
- ‘It's a light sauce, made with overripe bananas and stem ginger, that can be added to everything from cold meat to stir fry and sandwiches,’ says Isabella.’
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