The Ingredient

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  • Rosemary: Christmas Herb

    Rosemary: Christmas Herb

    By Pierre Gingras November 14th, 2010 5 stars (3)

    Long associated with Christmas tradition, rosemary almost lost its place in the holiday pantheon at the beginning of the last century. It has since rebounded in recent years. It fills the air in your home with a fragrant scent, adds flavour to holiday dishes and even comes disguised as a tree!

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  • Cinnamon, The Yuletide Spice

    Cinnamon, The Yuletide Spice

    By Pierre Gingras November 7th, 2010

    While we love them year round, nutmeg, cloves, juniper and, above all, cinnamon are traditionally associated with the holiday season. Hardly a December goes by without its spicy scent filling our homes. But did you know there are various types of cinnamon? And have you tried adding it to savoury dishes?

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  • What is Colombo spice?

    What is Colombo spice?

    August 31st, 2010 4 stars (2)

    The other day I ran across a reference to a spice called colombo. What is it?

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  • Ginger from appetizer to dessert

    Ginger from appetizer to dessert

    By Ricardo August 22nd, 2010

    Do you remember the redhead from Gilligan’s Island or the Spice Girls? What is their connection to ginger, you ask? Both were named Ginger! Red-haired women have “ginger” hair and a fiery temperament. To be “gingery” suggests you are full of life. I particularly like this expression in the spring when our batteries are nearly empty. Ginger has no equal when it comes to spicing up our lives.

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  • Mysterious turmeric

    Mysterious turmeric

    By Hélène Laurendeau August 8th, 2010 3 stars (4)

    As well known in India as the Taj Mahal, turmeric is one of the spices used every day in that country’s cooking.Canadians’ interest in turmeric has skyrocketed since Western researchers began touting its anticancer potential.

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