Crystallized Ginger and Yam Salad

A Fusion Take on a Winter Vegetable
Ginger Meets Soy Meets Vinegar

Crystallized ginger

Crystallized Ginger

This Fusion dish using Ginger may be made with either Yams or Sweet Potatoes.  For those concerned about the sugars in these root Continue reading

Ginger Chocolate Truffles

Ginger Meets Chocolate Meets Figs
From Montezuma to Henry VIII

Cocoa

Cocoa Powder

If you make Ginger Chocolate Truffles, this can be a kind of ultimate Fusion food.

Already in the time of Henry VIII, an Asian spice, Ginger, was known to the Royal physicians and King Henry’s army doctors relied on it.

And in ancient Mexico, the local Continue reading

Ginger Flan

Far East and Latin Fusion Dish
A Triple Ginger Formula

“It’s the combination – Far Eastern Ginger and Latin Flan  – that makes this dish Fusion. And I love it!” –Tenley Clemente

Crystallized ginger

Crystallized Ginger

Flan is a Custard baked with its own caramelized Sugar sauce. It originated in Spain, then spread to Latin America and Mexico. Ginger arrived in Latin America and the Caribbean during the great period of Spanish outreach and exploration.

This easily made recipe for Ginger Flan combines the Ginger and the Flan in a delicious version which will provide a dessert for about 6.  If you are serving a larger group, you may want to make two Flans. Continue reading

Ginger IV

Further Avatars of Ginger
Ginger Beer Reborn

Triple Ginger Cake

Triple Ginger Cake

This is a Fusion recipe, with French and Japanese influences, which combines several forms of Ginger for a very intense Ginger flavor — this is an improvement on other available Ginger Cake recipes.

Ingredients:

 4 ounces peeled fresh Ginger
1½ cups all-purpose flour
1 cup rye flour
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Continue reading