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Appears in
The Vegetarian Kitchen

By Prue Leith and Peta Leith

Published 2019

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I love ginger in any form: dried, crystallized, preserved in syrup (stem ginger) or fresh. It’s important to know that fresh ginger becomes milder with cooking and powdered ginger does not. In my twenties I wrote a recipe for the Daily Mail and failed to specify stem ginger when I called for an ‘ounce of ginger’ to go at the bottom of two little ramekins of crème brulée. Dozens of readers used an ounce of ground ginger (which is a whole mini-carton). Unfortunately, one of them was the edito