Turmeric, turmeric, turmeric (haldi or hadur)… all the rage now! Everyone wants to talk about turmeric. And why not, there have been loads of evidence-based research that turmeric contains curcumin (not cumin) believed to be a cancer-fighting component. And it is a powerful anti-inflammatory too, amongst others. Continue reading
Spices, Spices, Spices…. So many, so little time.
It has been sometime now that the ‘wheels have been turning’ and about time I say! I’ve been working on adding a separate page to my blog describing the spices I use in my kitchen. On this page, called My Spice Cupboard, I’d like to incorporate a list of spices, as well as a description of each spice, one spice post at a time. Therefore building My Spice Cupboard (not yet up) over a period of time.
Anyway this is how My Spice Cupboard came into being… Continue reading
Recently, I was fortunate enough to teach a class on Indian Spices to a bunch of very enthusiastic participants! It was such a fun class to teach. After sharing my knowledge of the various Indian spices with everyone, they made a curry in class and were confident enough to experiment with the spices at home too.
Here’s a couple of photos from the class. Some photos are courtesy of the participants.