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Ginger can be tricky to work with. That thin skin, hard flesh, and all those nooks and crannies make preparing it for any meal a bit difficult.
Luckily, a few simple kitchen tricks make cleaning and preparing this root a little easier, which ultimately comes down to practice.
When buying a piece of ginger root and you cannot use the entire root in one go, you need to store the remainder to make it last as long as possible.
Ginger is a favorite spice that has many uses in the kitchen and home, but storing the root, or rhizome, for later use must be done in the right way to extend its shelf life.
In this guide, I am going to explain how to plant, grow, and harvest ginger at home, followed by some practical and helpful tips.
Ginger has a long history as a herbal medicine in some parts of the world. Fresh ginger is also a popular ingredient in many recipes because of its unique flavors and nutritional benefits.
In this article I am going to share with you how I discovered Saffron, also known as the spice of happiness, and often referred to as the most expensive spice in the world.
There’s so much more to saffron than just its unique taste, pretty looks and high price tag, so let’s go on a little saffron discovery tour with me!
Do you love a good cup of tea in the afternoon as much as I do? I usually stick with black or green tea, but I do occasionally pour myself a refreshing cup of Rooibos tea.
Did you know that tea is the second most popular drink after water? Yes I was surprised too, but when you think about it, it makes perfect sense. Tea is so easy to prepare, and most people enjoy drinking it.
Turmeric is not typically on top of people’s grocery shopping lists, yet this spice is very diverse and offers great health benefits.
I must confess, until recently I had never really cooked any meals with turmeric as an ingredient. Until I stumbled upon an interesting recipe that had turmeric in it. Since that moment I’ve been happily experimenting with turmeric and it has slowly become one of my favorite herbs.
Did you know that there is white turmeric and yellow turmeric? Although they look quite the same (apart from the color of course), there are actually quite some differences between the two.