Turmeric is a bright yellow spice obtained from the roots of a plant in the Ginger family. Native to South Asia, it has a long history of use in cooking, cosmetics, fabric dyeing and cultural and traditional healings. In recent decades, turmeric has been adopted globally for the impressive list of health benefits this superfood boasts. Turmeric has become a popular ingredient and can now be found in most supermarket products, including cereal, immunity shots and drinks.
The bright color comes from curcumin, one of the two key components of turmeric. curcumin is a natural antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. Many recent studies have supported the potential benefits of turmeric including its help reducing skin conditions, anti-cancer effects and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.With the growing demand and desire for turmeric, Mochidoki has created its very own Turmeric Hot Honey flavor. This delicious mochi is made with turmeric ice cream, which highlights the peppery aroma from the spice. It is paired with the warm sweetness of honey and speckled with a touch of red pepper for the perfect balance of sugar and spice!