This turmeric (sometimes spelled/pronounced ""tumeric"") is grown organically on a small farm in southern India by an expert farmer specializing in sustainable agricultural techniques. It has a sweet, floral flavor without the metallic bitterness found in lower quality turmeric, and is perfect for both sweet and savory applications, in curries and other dishes as well as in turmeric teas and lattes.
Its high curcumin content (4%) makes it ideal for both culinary and nutritional uses. Add it to sauces, stews, salad dressing and baked goods for bright color, depth of flavor and wellness.
A word to the wise: this spice is often used as a natural dye. So you have a decision to make: either use caution (and maybe gloves) when handling or proudly display your yellow hands to show that you've just cooked with some very potent turmeric.
ORIGIN: Karnataka, India Process: Sun-dried Ingredients: 100% ground turmeric (Curcuma longa) Tasting notes: Ginger Root • Jasmine Flower • Honey
COOKING: Toss with roast veggies like cauliflower, potatoes, and root vegetables Make one of those trendy Golden Tea Lattes Blend into a chicken or vegetable soup In Mahi Mahi with Stewed Spiced Peaches (community recipe) Pairs well with: Cinnamon Verum, Wild Mountain Cumin, Cloud Forest Yellow Cardamom
SOURCING: This turmeric is grown organically in Karnataka, India, where it is hand-harvested, cleaned, sun-dried and ground fresh. It's irrigated with using a special water conservation method, and the field is inter-cropped with sugarcane, producing the turmeric's sweet, floral flavor.
B&B's partner farmer's father was an Ayurvedic doctor and he's incorporated the principles of Ayurveda into his cultivation techniques and post-harvest processing of the turmeric, including intercropping with sugar cane and a hot water wash to protect the curcumin content.
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