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Turmeric means Turmeric Cake!

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Turmeric powder is one of the most indispensable spice ingredients you can have on hand. Turmeric powder is the dried and ground root of the plant of the same name, sometimes known as curcuma. A member of the same family as ginger, turmeric has been part of our diet, medicine and culture for thousands of years and shows no signs of slowing down. Fresh turmeric root is also used in much of South Asian cookery, but it is the powder that really lends itself to a myriad of applications, originally as a dye for textiles, a staple in Ayurvedic medicine, a food colourant and flavourant in culinary dishes both sweet and savoury, and in soothing teas and immunity boosting elixirs and smoothies  Continue »