Something of a wonder ingredient, turmeric gets attention for its health-giving properties. It’s also treasured as a culinary spice, lending a base of flavor and brilliant pop of yellow to dishes around the world.
Writer and spice expert Eleanor Ford, author of The Nutmeg Trail, covers the facts, myths, stories, and properties of turmeric. Learn the difference between the fresh rhizome and dried powder and how to handle both in the kitchen. Discover how to use turmeric to the best effect and how to show it off in dishes including coconut curries, pickles, grilled meats, scrambled eggs, and even in the most vibrant lemon cake.