Tasty Turmeric

Turmeric is a great anti-inflammatory spice due to it containing curcumin. A common home remedy in Southeast Asia for the treatment of colds and flus due to its antioxidant properties. When ingested alongside black pepper it actually helps the turmeric become more bioavailable to the body. With the additional aesthetic of turmeric adding a zest of yellow to any dish you use it in, we definitely recommend incorporating it in more of your dishes. 

For a delicious Turmeric roasted cauliflower salad recipe keep reading!

Ingredients:

cauliflower 1 large head, broken into small florets ground

turmeric 1 tsp

groundnut oil

brown basmati

rice 200g

frozen edamame beans

150g frozen petit pois

150g lemon

1 juiced cucumber

1/4, peeled and diced mint

a small bunch chopped flat-leaf parsley a small bunch

chopped cashews 50g

toasted and chopped Balsamic Vinegar of Moderna

2 tbsp shaoxing rice wine

2 tbsp mirin

2 tbsp soy sauce

2 tbsp caster sugar 

Instructions: Firstly, heat the oven to 200C or in a fan assisted oven 180C. Put the cauliflower in an ovenproof dish or tin, add the turmeric, some seasoning and 2 tbsp oil, and toss together. Roast for 20-25 minutes until tender. Tip onto a plate and cool. Next boil the rice in salted water until tender, add the edamame and peas for the last minute of cooking, then drain well. Leave to cool, then tip into a large bowl. Add the roasted cauliflower, lemon juice, cucumber and some seasoning, and toss together. Add the herbs and toss again. Finally, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Divide the Cali rice between plates, scatter over the cashews and drizzle with the dressing. Enjoy and snap a pic and tag us if you decide to try it out! Make sure to check Wednesday’s post to find out the health benefits of Turmeric.