I didn’t know what it was then. They would be all over the playground and lunch area and sports field, everywhere! I recall when we were around 7 years old we got curious and fiddled with them for a time. However, those ukwaju pods could not hold the concentration of any child, and were soon ignored. After all, the were not sweet to us.
Yes. It’s deliberate that I write about black pepper and its benefits right after the turmeric post. I will take a punt and say that the two ingredients have not been obvious pot fellows in many Kenyan kitchens. Black pepper is a flowering vine grown for its fruit, the peppercorn. Often referred to as the ‘King of Spices’ or ‘Black Gold’.
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Increasingly, it is beginning to dawn on me that I need help. Well, my body could use a little helping hand. Things just don’t work like they used to anymore. I am therefore paying a little more attention to the small stuff. Like herbs and spices.With this article, I want to jump into the rabbit hole that is Turmeric.