Recipe: Turmeric Latte

Turmeric Latte or Golden Milk is a healthy hot drink to have especially during the colder months.

Turmeric is known for its antiviral and antibacterial properties, making it a good choice for helping relieve cold and cough symptoms. It is also a blood purifier, anti-inflammatory assisting with easing pain associated with arthritis, and aids sleep.

The recipe for turmeric latte below has a slight saffron-like flavour thanks to the combination of spices, including cardamom seeds.


2 cups of whole milk or almond milk or coconut milk

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon ginger powder

1 teaspoon of runny honey

3 cardamom pods


  1. Add milk of your choice to a small milk pan and heat on a low temperature.
  2. Open the cardamom pods and add the pod and the seeds to the milk.
  3. Add the turmeric, ginger and honey to the milk and stir with a wooden spoon.
  4. Heat until warm. Do not boil.
  5. Remove the cardamom pods from the pan.
  6. Serve in mugs. Serves 2.
  7. Add more honey to taste.

Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea


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