TURMERIC

This su­per-healthy spice is as old as the hills – yet bang on trend

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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.

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