Turmeric's warm aroma, bright color, and gingery/peppery taste are
relied upon in cooking throughout Asia. It's best known as the spice
that gives curry powder its distinctive color.
Turmeric has a
wonderful, golden-yellow color and a pungent, distinctive aroma.
Indispensable in curry powders and East Indian cooking, turmeric is also
used in prepared mustard's and pickles, dressings, and egg and rice