About Organic Turmeric Ground Gluten Free, Vegan, FairTrade,
Fairtrade, organic ground turmeric, perfect for adding spice and colour to your dishes. Turmeric is used extensively in the East and Middle East as a condiment and culinary dye. In India it is used to tint many sweet dishes. Apart from its wide use in Moroccan cuisine to spice meat, particularly vegetables, its principal place is in curries and curry powdersWhen used in curry powders, it is usually one of the main ingredients, providing the associated yellow colour.
Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and has a tough brown skin and a deep orange flesh. Turmeric has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine. Turmeric is sometimes called "Indian saffron" because of its deep yellow-orange colour and has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye.