Warming Spice Cake

I love all the different ways I can add herbs into sweet foods. This recipe is no different. What better way to warm you up after a meal than a spice cake using delicious carminative herbs and circulatory stimulating herbs.. These herbs will not only keep you warm in the winter months but also help…

Turmeric, the why and the how

I have some odd allergies. One of them is ginger from the Zingiberaceae family. I have a slight reaction to cardamom, in the same family, but for some unknown reason I do not react to turmeric. Turmeric is a beautiful root vegetable that is commonly used as a seasoning in curries and other Indian cuisine….

Holiday Homemade Gifts: Spice Mix

Did you get a chance to try The Dancing Herbalist’s spice blend last year? No! Well now is your chance to make it yourself to give as a holiday gift this year. Going to the bulk section of Whole Foods will give you a huge selection of bulk powdered herbs you can use to make…