Organic Ground Turmeric
.8 oz package
Turmeric, with it's lovely yellow color and warm, spicy taste, makes for a delicious sauce for meats, chicken and seafood, sometimes it is substituted for saffron. It has many uses such as seasoning food, dying fabric and even traditional medicinal remedies.
Turmeric originated in Southeast Asia and is related to ginger and cardamom. It is a very popular spice in India, Pakistan and the Middle East. Turmeric gives a wonderful yellow color to many curries and is even used to dye fabric. In medieval Europe, turmeric was often called "Indian saffron" because it was used as a substitute for real saffron, which was extremely expensive at the time.