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Turmeric

Celebrated for its golden color and its mustard-like taste, turmeric is a key ingredient in curries and stews across Asia. Added to cakes or steamed milk, turmeric is an unexpected treat at the end of a meal. Buddhist monastic robes, the walls of the temple in Jejuri, and Ayurvedic remedies across India all have turmeric in common. Also available in Organic Turmeric.

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In Asia, turmeric powder's main use for thousands of years was as a dyestuff. At one time, sun worshipers, whose sacred color was yellow, dyed their textiles with the very expensive saffron. When it was discovered that the very inexpensive turmeric produced the same brilliant color, the sacred saffron was guarded for special culinary dishes. To this day, some Hindu brides paint themselves with turmeric as part of the wedding ceremony, while married women rub it into their cheeks to give an attractive golden glow. In Asia, turmeric is considered a good luck charm; newborn babies might have it rubbed on their forehead, or a bit of the root may be made into a necklace for them to wear. Turmeric is a member of the ginger family and is an essential for making curries. Its golden-color can replicate saffron's coloring for dishes, but not its distinct flavor due to turmeric being more mustard-like in taste. You can also use turmeric in cakes or to make the increasingly popular golden milk latte. Ingredients: Turmeric. 

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Reviewed by Vasumati P.
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Excellent

I am Indian and use turmeric daily in my cooking.Fresh turmeric gives good flavor. I also use Turmeric daily as a drink first in the morning? I buy powdered ginger, cinnamon ,nutmeg and Turmeric from your store, and a mixture of all that is added to milk and taken first thing in the morning .All the products have anti inflammatory value.If anyone is interested I can let the store have the proportion.

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Turmeric

Good quality spices with excellent taste. It's great to be able to get it through the mail and not have to go to the store and be frustrated because they're out.

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Reviewed by Ellyn
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Amazing!

Deepest, richest turmeric flavor. Perfect for curry!

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Reviewed by Brenda m.
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So beautiful and tasty

Besides tasting great, this turmeric has a glorious color to add to dishes. A curry at our house wouldn't be curry at all without the turmeric. It gets used in many other cuisines, too, so don't think of it as something you only use for Indian food. Look online and you'll find lots of uses for this, and you'll be glad you did. It's even healthy for us, which is a nice change.

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Reviewed by Saralynne C.
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A new discovery

I didn’t grow up seasoning with turmeric. My mother.never used it. Then I saw this Indian woman on PBS that loves spices as much as I do. She taught me how to toast my spices and she used turmeric— a lot. I had always heard it was a good anti-inflammatory, and it is. Tomorrow I am making one of my concoctions of organic cauliflower, onions, garlic,spinach, mushrooms, and tomatoes at the end over brown rice. Don’t forget to toast the turmeric— it’s delicious!

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