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Health benefit – the humble peppercorn !

Health benefit – the humble peppercorn !   A pinch of black pepper is added to almost every type of recipe imaginable. Once used as currency and presented to the gods as a sacred offering, it is fortunate that this most popular of spices is available throughout the year. Black pepper comes from the pepper […]

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Health benefits – Did you miss this ? This Spice is a Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Agent

Turmeric is a bright yellow spice plant also called Curcuma longa. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, found in the roots and bulbs of the plant. Curcuma longa is a perennial plant in the ginger family. It grows about five to six feet high, has a trumpet-shaped, dull yellow flower, tough brown skin, and […]

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