What it is: Syrup
Sugar syrup made with ginger. Can be purchased or easily made: (1) Mix 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a sauce pan. Bring it to a boil. Simmer gently until the sugar dissolves. Stir occasionally. (2) Add 1/2 cup of thinly sliced fresh ginger. Simmer for 15 minutes. (3) Remove from heat; let cool, then add 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice. (4) Pour into container and refrigerate until ready to use.