Everest Dry ginger is fine-ground, light yellow, Cochin ginger- renowned for its subtle lemon like aroma and sharp, biting flavour. It is sourced from the port of Cochin off Kerala's famed Malabar Coast. Ginger has a pungent-lemony, warm-sweet flavour. It's a warming spice. In the middle ages, ginger was valued on par with black pepper. A pound of it was worth the price of a sheep. India is the world's largest ginger producer. The finest quality ginger - Cochin ginger and Calicut ginger - comes from Kerala.