Fresh Turmeric Root (often miss-spelled as Tumeric) has a peppery, warm and bitter flavour and a mild fragrance. It is best known as one of the ingredients used to make curry and also gives mustard its bright yellow colour. Also available in 100g and 1kg quantities.
It can be kept in the freezer, so don't worry about how much you buy! Organico staff use about 5g -10g a day per person in their smoothies. Have a look here for our blog post on turmeric and it's healing qualities.
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 was traditionally called "Indian saffron" because of its deep yellow-orange colour and has been used throughout history as a condiment, healing remedy and textile dye.
For large orders, depending on delivery times there could be a delay of a week for delivery as we may need to wait for fresh stock; for orders over 1 kg if you are in a hurry please call us on 027 51391.
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