What Is Saffron?

Saffron is made from the stigmas and style of a crocus (crocus sativus linnaeus). Saffron is used in cooking to provide aroma, flavour and colour. It is often referred to as a spice but it is much more than a spice. It is a food in its own right and is a rich source of…

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What is Ghee?

A lot of curry recipes call for ghee as an ingredient. Ghee is clarified butter that is used instead of oil for frying. It is popular for frying because it has a very high “smoke point”, which means that it is safe for cooking at very high temperatures without discolouring or burning and it is…

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Where To Buy Good Curry Ingredients

Where do you go to get curry powder, cumin, ginger, garam masala and all the ingredients for your mouth watering chicken curry, dal or vindaloo curry? Well, the obvious place is your local supermarket. Most good supermarkets stock a wide range of spices including curry powder, cumin, garlic, ginger, garam masala, turmeric, coriander, fennel and…

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