SPICE ISLANDS Turmeric

Turmeric does double duty in the kitchen, adding both glorious color and heady flavor to a array of dishes. Turmeric is a cousin to ginger root, which accounts for its assertive character. Use Turmeric to add Eastern flair to traditional curries, rice and chicken dishes. Turmeric is a classic addition to chutneys, pilafs, poultry and bean and lentil dishes.