Ginger was a spice originating from Earth.
Asparagus with ginger was part of Chef's menu aboard Enterprise NX-01 on Thursday, 19 August 2152, served alongside twice-baked potatoes and roast duck with raspberry sauce. (ENT: "Singularity")
In 2371, Neelix replicated some ginger to use as seasoning on a meal of rice and fish he prepared for second lieutenant Nogami. (VOY: "The 37's")