Ginger comes from the root of the ginger plant, which is around 60-120 cm tall. The plant originates from South-East Asia, and grows best in a tropical or sub-tropical climate.
Ginger was being used in Europe as early as 2800 BCE, when Greek bakers included it as an ingredient in their gingerbread. The name ‘ginger’ comes from the Sanskrit word ‘shringavera’, which means ‘shaped like deer antlers’.
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