Turmeric is a central ingredient in Masalas, Ras el Hanout, curry powders and pastes. . Turmeric is an important seasoning used to add flavor and color to curries (especially vegetable curries), desserts, fried fish, lentils, pickles, rice, soup and vegetables (in particular cauliflower and potatoes).
Turmeric is said to be a great anti-inflammatory, digestive aid, and immunity booster. If using turmeric for said reasons make sure to pair with black pepper as it helps the absorption of the essential oils.
The flavor is mildly sour and bitter, slightly pungent, warm and musky. Be careful when handling as it will stain hands, cooking utensils, and even your clothes.