Turmeric powder from Madagascar, buy an excellent turmeric, bourbon turmeric. a turmeric with a very beautiful saffron, yellow color. Very tasty turmeric, the top of the range turmeric from Madagascar.
- Power of the spice: 6/10
- Main Notes: The warm and rich notes characteristic of turmeric
- Use: casseroles, fish, salad dressings, sauces, olive oil, poultry.
- Origin: Madagascar
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What is turmeric
The root of turmeric from Madagascar or elsewhere, resembles that of ginger, it has a yellow color and an odor that resembles that of saffron.
In the language of Shakespeare it is called Turmeric but in the French-speaking world and the rest of the world it is called turmeric.
Turmeric is a plant of about one meter with large green leaves, it is native to Asia, but it is found today in the islands of the Indian Ocean and in South America.
This spice has been used since its discovery by humans, about two thousand years.
Turmeric is not distinguished from other spices in the West because its fragrance is not as intense as that of saffron. In Europe is in the Indian Ocean, we also call it the Indian Ocean saffron.
Its aroma is quite discreet and ideally to smell its fragrance it should be used fresh and cut into small pieces. It is the ideal companion for poultry and lamb stews, fish, salads and seafood. Its coloring power means that it is often used in cooking rice to color it.
Turmeric from Madagascar is used in the preparation of curries and paella. Very present in the cuisine of the Indian Ocean, this sweet and colorful spice can be incorporated into many dishes.
It is considered a tonic spice of the digestive system in many countries.
How to use turmeric in everyday cooking
Turmeric is certainly the easiest spice to use every day.
Did you know that this spice is part of the same family as Ginger and Zingiberaceae.
It's a powerful dye, you touch it, it colors your skin. So in food, it gives this magnificent yellow color. This is why it is nicknamed the golden spice.
This spice will perfectly color your rice, mayonnaises, scrambled eggs, sauces, creams, cheeses, potatoes, lentils and even pasta.
We also like to use it to make delicious vinaigrette and mixed salads with its delicious notes.
Actually in Reunion, we will put it everywhere in all dishes.
In Mauritius it is called ocean saffron (which we nicknamed in our provinces, the poor man's saffron). We are going to put it in fish, tomatoes, white meats in the islands of the Indian Ocean;
Turmeric has a warm and sweet aromatic palette at the same time. It is also superb for coloring a dessert, if you do not want to use a yellow coloring, a small pinch and op.
Do not hesitate to put a few spoons in your pancake batter.
In Brazil, we like to mix it with cumin to add it to dishes.
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To tell you more about it in India, we are going to put a few pieces of it in black tea, see infusion.
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How to store turmeric
To keep turmeric in the best conditions, Comptoir de Toamasina recommends that you store the extract away from light and any temperature shock.