Tag: #turmeric

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Turmeric Tart with Orange Blossom Water [egg free]

‘This tart is adapted from the Lebanese ‘Sfouf’ made from semolina and turmeric.  It is moist, sweet and economical.  Orange flower water is very popular in Maltese sweets and the flavour marries very well with the exotic middle eastern flavours of this cake.  Turmeric is a spice with over 300 different components and it has many amazing properties.  I usually use the fresh root … Read More Turmeric Tart with Orange Blossom Water [egg free]

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Fresh Herb Soup with Turmeric Rice and Soft Maltese Gbejna [gluten free, diabetic friendly]

‘Fresh herbs are abundant this month.  And with the exception of fresh mint, basil and parsley many of us worry about what to do with big bundles of fresh oregano, tarragon, marjoram and thyme.  Antida gave me a large basket of mixed herbs from her garden this week which also  included ‘English’ curly parsley and purple basil.  I wanted to make the most of … Read More Fresh Herb Soup with Turmeric Rice and Soft Maltese Gbejna [gluten free, diabetic friendly]

Boosting food with fresh turmeric

Golden Turmeric is a strong antioxidant and there is scientific evidence of its anti-inflammatory properties which can aid in the relief of chronic pain caused by arthritis, tendonitis and osteoarthritis.  It is also being used to treat skin problems and some forms of cancer. In small doses, turmeric has little or no side effects but if you have health concerns always check with your … Read More Boosting food with fresh turmeric

Golden Apple Latte with maca powder

‘Fortifying  food with nutritious ingredients is something I focus on during our daily tv show.  I have been using fresh turmeric root nearly everyday  in one way or another for the last 2 years and as winter approaches there is nothing more welcoming than my golden lattes.  For an extra boost and variety of flavours, chopped fresh fruit is added to the milk as … Read More Golden Apple Latte with maca powder