Turmeric latté slice, packed with flavour and nutrients.
We’ve used the Amazonia Golden Latté blend to make this delicious recipe. The Golden Latté blend is a warming spice mix inspired by the Ayurvedic ‘Golden Milk’ tradition. Turmeric has a vibrant colour and full-bodied flavour and is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Combined with nourishing Ayurvedic spices Cinnamon, Clove and Ginger, Amazonia Golden Latte is a delicious and comforting health blend.
This recipe is vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free. It’s also really quick and easy to make – the only time consuming part is waiting for the cake to set.
Turmeric latté slice
1/2 cup macadamias
1/2 cup buckinis
1/2 cup flaked coconut
5 medjool dates
1/2 tbsp filtered water
1 1/2 cups cashews (soaked for 3-6 hours)
3/4 cup coconut yoghurt
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp coconut oil
2-3 tbsp coconut nectar
2 tsp Amazonia golden latté blend
- Combine all ingredients for the base in a high power blender and blend until smooth.
- Press into the base of a greased and lined square spring form cake tin and set aside while you make the turmeric filling.
- Combine all ingredients for the turmeric layer in a high power blender, blend until smooth and creamy.
- Spoon on top of the base and place in freezer for 4-5 hours or overnight to set.
- Allow to thaw before serving and drizzle with melted chocolate (optional).
Want to know more about the health benefits of turmeric?
From an ancient culinary and medicinal spice to the most googled word in 2016, not many people are unfamiliar with turmeric.
Uses of turmeric
This versatile vibrant yellow spice, also known as the golden spice and Indian saffron, can be easily added regularly to our diets from savoury main meals and desserts to teas and lattes (all delicious)! We have included a recipe for each to showcase the different ways in which turmeric can be used.
Turmeric is most widely cultivated and used in India, both in flavoursome curry dishes and as part of Ayurvedic medicine, however it has a long history across various cultures. Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurvedic and Western herbal medicine all use Turmeric as a therapeutic substance to treat a number of conditions. These include respiratory ailments and digestive disturbances (stimulating liver function and reducing abdominal pain and bloating).
More recent research has helped to identify the mechanism for the powerful healing properties of turmeric (and particularly it’s constituent, curcumin). Exceptional anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant activity have been demonstrated. With chronic inflammation being an enemy to health and wellbeing, it is not surprising that numerous possible applications have been investigated with very promising results.