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Fresh Turmeric has Arrived

January 11th, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Fresh Organic Turmeric from Pinner Creek Organics in Hawaï has arrived! It is beautiful. I previous posted several blogs on Turmeric & it is a good time to refresh your memory -& mine! General info plus Miso Turmeric Soup Recipe : here Turmeric Synchronicity: The Case of the Antioxidant Curcumin: here Bright Yellow Yummy […]

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Summer Tisane

July 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

We are in the process of moving and boy! do we need restorative teas.  I like making my own brews and this is my latest concoction. It is very refreshing and soothing & it sure beats any store bought fancy ice teas. The healing qualities of the ingredients are a plus: turmeric is an antioxidant […]

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Turmeric Synchronicity: The Case of the Antioxidant Curcumin

April 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Two of my most recent posts were about turmeric (curcuma) and today this piece was posted on the ASFS List server (Association for the Study of Food and Society) by Cara de Silva via Dana Jacobi. A very scientific article on the source of turmeric’s healing power finally uncovered in U Mich lab (American Chemical […]

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Bright Yellow Yummy Pears

April 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments

While I was cutting my pear, the bright turmeric (see turmeric blog) yellow stain on the cutting board retained my attention and then an association of visual and cooking ideas occurred: “I have to try to poach pears with turmeric they must become bright yellow”. I was obsessed all day with what else to poach […]

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Turmeric / Curcuma

April 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

It looks like ginger and belongs to the ginger family. The photo above is a fresh piece of turmeric root or curcuma longa, originally a plant native to Southern Asia and today mostly cultivated in India, China, Indonesia, Jamaica & Haiti. Anglophone countries call it turmeric, while Latin derived languages call it Curcuma and if […]

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