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Candied Ginger
Candied Ginger
  • Cut the ginger into very thin slices, about 1 mm, using a very sharp knife. You can also use a mandolin, which is better for this type of slicing.
  • Put the slice ginger in a pot and cover with water.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes. Drain and refill the pot with fresh water. Boil for another 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Add the 500 g of sugar and 500 g of water to a medium pot.
  • Add the ginger slices.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, until they soften and the water and sugar have thickened into light syrup.
  • There are 2 ways of serving candied ginger. The first way is to store it in the refrigerator in its syrup. Allow to cool before refrigerating. You can serve it on yogurt with some syrup. The second way is to let the syrup drain from the ginger slices and roll them in some granulated sugar. Dry on a wire rack and store in an air tight container. Serve as after dinner candy.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
3 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
0 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
0 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
6 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
16 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
0 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
1 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
0 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.