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Turn up the turmeric

turmeric spice

The latest spice craze to hit the capital

Victoria Stewart from London Evening Standard reports

You might have used it in marinades for meat or for vegetables. There’s a chance you’ve drunk it in a juice. And you’ve almost certainly eaten it in a curry. But I’ll wager you’ve never tried turmeric tea.

“We’re aware of just how good lemon and ginger are, but a lemon and ginger tea becomes even more powerful with the addition of bright yellow turmeric and some spicy red cayenne. Turmeric is detoxifying, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial (good against viral and bacterial infections),” says Jasmine Hemsley in her recipe for “Pep-Up Turmeric Tea” from the new book she’s written with her sister Melissa, The Art of Eating Well.