Tag Archives: herbs and spices

Drying Herbs – A Simple Guide

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Summer has just been and gone. If you enjoy using herbs to flavour your dishes all year round, here are some ideas to make the most of your herb garden while it’s flourishing through the warmer months, to keep the enjoyment lasting through the colder months when growth slows and sometimes stops. Herbs respond really […]

A Brief Guide to Growing Turmeric

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Curcuma Longa, commonly called turmeric, is a flowering plant categorised under the ginger family, and native to India. The plant’s roots, which yield the popular orange-yellow spice have been used for millenniums throughout Asia, chiefly for culinary and therapeutic purposes. Turmeric, a perennial herb, grows up to 1m and bears inflorescence with stem bracts coloured […]