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8 Things to Do With Turmeric

8 Things to Do With Turmeric

Turmeric is a common enough spice used in lots of different dishes that brings a rich golden yellow colour to food.  It also brings a stack of health benefits!  There’s good reason why it is one of the hot ingredients at the moment (in terms of popularity, not taste)...
What Spice Should You Use for What?

What Spice Should You Use for What?

I’ve always known a few herbs and spices because I’m married to a chef.  You get used to hearing that it has this herb or three of these spices in something.  More recently, I’ve started to get the hang of some of the more exotic ones.  But sometimes it is a little...
How to Make Popular Herb and Spice Blends

How to Make Popular Herb and Spice Blends

There’s no doubt that I’m a fan of herbs and spices.  There’s so many fun things you can do with them and I’ve even grown some (currently have two chilli plants and two pots of different herbs that are actually alive and thriving!)  Then the question comes to what you...
Why is Cinnamon Good for You?

Why is Cinnamon Good for You?

Cinnamon is a spice that many of us will be familiar with.  With its warm smell and pleasant flavour, it is a favourite for cooking and baking, especially in sweet treats and in curries.  We often hear that cinnamon is good for you but why is this and what is good...