CORIANDER AKA CILANTRO
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CORIANDER AKA CILANTRO

I dedicate this post to my friend Nina and her favorite cilantro- coriander. Coriander is probably native to the Middle East and southern Europe, but has also been known in Asia and the Orient for millennia. It is found wild…

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CINNAMON GIRL
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CINNAMON GIRL

Today I shall introduce you to one of my favorite spices: cinnamon! Cinnamon originates from the East and is one of the oldest spices. There are two kinds of cinnamon: Ceylon cinnamon and Cassia cinnamon. Ceylon cinnamon is often refered…

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HOW TO PUFF THE YELLOW DRAGON
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HOW TO PUFF THE YELLOW DRAGON

I just realized I didn’t write any recipe in my turmeric post. These are my friend’s (Phoenix) recipes (he’s a better cook than me). So prepare yourselves foooor….OATOTTO! INGREDIENTS (for one portion):  5 tablespoons of oatmeal broccoli turmeric one tea spoon…

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GINGER’S SOUL
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GINGER’S SOUL

Hi y’all! This post is dedicated to another essential spice which you should always have in your kitchen (especially in the winter): ginger! Ginger is a tuberous perennial, with gnarly irregular appearance, and is light yellow. It is a pasrt…

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PUFF THE YELLOW DRAGON
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PUFF THE YELLOW DRAGON

In my first real post I am presenting you….pampampaaaam Turmeric! Turmeric is, as one would say, an essential spice in my kitchen, and why it should become your must have spice, I’ll explain in the text that follows. As you…

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