This super-healthy spice is as old as the hills – yet bang on trend
FIVE SPICY FACTS...
MaGic cOMBO Always add black pepper when using turmeric as it really boosts the flavour.
hiStOrY It may be trending now, but turmeric is old… very old. It's been used in food for at least 4,000 years!
DailY DOSe It's so easy to use with foods you eat every day – a pinch in your dressings or a spiced rub for meats and a dash in stews.
SWeet SeNSatiON Surprisingly, turmeric is tasty in baking, too – try adding 1⁄2tsp to your pancake batter or a pinch to a batch of cookie mixture.
BeSt BreW Turmeric tea is super-healthy. To make, boil four cups of water, add 1tsp ground turmeric, simmer for 10 minutes, strain, and add honey to taste.