The health benefits of cooking with turmeric
Turmeric is the bright yellow seasoning found in Indian curry. This pungent yellow spice is derived from the root of a tropical ginger plant (Curcuma longa) found in Southeast Asia. As Indians have known for a long time, turmeric spice makes food delicious and provides many health benefits. Today people around the world create recipes with turmeric in order to enjoy the pungent, aromatic flavor and to reap the medicinal value.
General advice regarding turmeric recipes
Fortunately, there’s many easy ways to add turmeric to your diet. This tropical spice has a mildly warm and peppery taste that most people find agreeable. You can sprinkle turmeric into a smoothie or on the top of a salad. The warm flavor of turmeric also compliments mashed potatoes, egg scrambles, frittatas or pan roasted cauliflower and brussels sprouts.
Below, we’ll describe some of our favorite turmeric recipes. They are all delicious and quite simple to put together.
Simply Organic is my preference for turmeric spice.
The flavor is consistently excellent. I know and trust this company. They source their turmeric from organically grown Curcuma longa. Simply Organic also returns 1% of their sales revenue back to organic farming causes.