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By now you've probably heard the hype about turmeric. This ancient Indian spice is touted as a healing agent for a variety of ailments. Curcumin, its active ingredient, is responsible for its gorgeous golden hue and myriad of health benefits.
While turmeric is essential in many Indian dishes, it can be used in virtually any recipe – from your morning eggs to your favourite stew and even dessert.
We'll help you explore the many ways you can cook with turmeric, so you can reap the benefits of this wonderful spice.
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