This rhizome, also called Saffron of India, has a less refined aroma than the precious pistil of crocus, but it gives a small fresh and slightly astringent taste.
It brightens rice or vegetable preparations with a bright yellow color, and is used in chicken colombo or fish curry.
Turmeric appears in all kinds of dishes and recipes: hors d'oeuvres, meat, vegetables. Turmeric is very popular for its musky scent, slightly sweet, with a dry taste, and for its golden color. It is best known for his association with rice or fish. In a dish, it will enhance the flavor of all other ingredients. Turmeric flavored meats, stews, omelettes, vegetables and rice, fish and sauces.
Turmeric is a potent traditional remedy used since ancient times, and its healing properties cure almost all ailments. It has a powerful anti-inflammatory action. It plays an antioxidant role. Turmeric helps fight against bad cholesterol and against the appearance of certain cancers if it is consumed daily.