The Harvest Kitchen


What is Turmeric

Turmeric is a spice related to the ginger family.The main active component in it is curcumin which gives the spice its yellow coloring.  Curcurmin is a natural antioxidant that also has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-fungal and immune-boosting properties. You can add fresh turmeric root grated or finely minced to recipes or just sprinkle in dried.