Turmeric Ground - Spice & Co.

$5.00

Spice & Co was established to provide PURE herbs and spices for people passionate about cooking with quality ingredients.

  • Gluten Free
  • Sugar Free
  • Nothing artificial
  • No additives, no bulking agents
  • Unique 'chef' created spice mixes & rubs

Turmeric is native to Southern Asia and regarded globally as a flavouring, medicine and dye for clothing. Turmeric has a distinctive fragrant ginger (it is a member of the ginger family), citrus and mildly bitter taste. Turmeric has a vibrant and, intense golden yellow colour - care should be taken as it readily stains materials and surfaces. It is most commonly associated for its ability to intensely colour curries, pickles, spice mixtures/pastes, rice dishes, soups, mustards and marinades. Turmeric is famously used to used to colour and flavour Malaysian Rendang and laksas, Indian curries and lentil dishes, North African tagines/stews and the Moroccan soups e.g. harira, and south-east Asian sambals and Satay marinades. 

Uses and Ideas

  • Make Thai hawker style grilled chicken wings - Combine 2 tbsp ground black pepper, 1 tbsp turmeric, 6 garlic cloves, 1 tsp dried chilli flakes, diced coriander stalks (1/4 bunch), 5 tbsp fish sauce and 2 tbsp palm sugar and 2 tbsp peanut oil - grind to a paste. Marinate 12-14 chicken wings for 1 hour - grill until cooked and serve with lime cheeks and fresh sprigs of coriander.

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