Native to Asia this member of the ginger family is one of the most highly prized spices in the world for its flavor and color. It provides a warm, aromatic flavor with a slightly bitter undertone. While it is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry, it also gives ballpark mustard its bright yellow color.
Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Turmeric was traditionally called “Indian saffron” because of its deep yellow-orange color and has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye.
Intense golden yellow to orange color
- Use to make “Golden Milk”
- Add color to homemade mustard or curry spice blends
- Matches well with beans, chicken, curry, lamb, lentils, paella, rice and shellfish
- Adds a subtle flavor and vivid color to vegetable and rice dishes
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