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Spice Advice: Golden Milk

Spice Advice: Golden Milk

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By now you've probably tasted, or at least heard of Golden Milk, AKA: Turmeric Tea. If you haven't heard of it, we're happy to be the ones to enlighten you! This silky, sumptuous, vibrant cup of magic is a real game-changer if you're a beverage person like we are. Be prepared to replace your morning cup of coffee or chai with this super healthy and caffeine-free alternative - for real! It's that good. Here's the recipe for future reference - you're welcome!

For thousands of years, Golden Milk has been served by mothers and aunties in India as a holistic concoction to cure a broad range of ailments. Turmeric, the key ingredient giving golden milk it's "golden" name, carries an active ingredient called curcumin, which is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Ginger and cinnamon, two ingredients also found in most golden milk blends, are touted as having own health benefits; aiding in digestion, and having anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Golden milk is said to be able to help reduce inflammation and joint pain, aid with memory and brain function, protect against heart disease, bring down high cholesterol and blood sugar levels, help with headache, heartburn, stomach pain, and digestive issues, and even improve symptoms of depression. Wow. All of these benefits from a trendy little yellow drink, who knew? 

The most important thing to know about Golden Milk? That it's delicious! Now with our signature Spicewalla Golden Milk blend, it's so easy to make. The warming spices of cinnamon, ginger, black pepper, and nutmeg mix with the earthy and bright flavors of turmeric and roasted coriander, making this drink the perfect cup of liquid gold. It's such a versatile blend, too. If all it ever did was make us this perfectly cozy drink we'd be happy. But no, this ain't a one trick pony! We also have been known to cook with it. Like, a lot! We just can't stay away from the stuff. We're 100% here for however you decide to enjoy this blend, but we love baking Golden Milk pies, cakes, cookies, panna cotta, and yes - even cocktails


  • hoped to find a recipe for golden milk drink, but found none. Is it a tea to be steeped with hot water? is it an additive to either cold or hot milk?

    Ray G on
  • I was hoping to find spices to make simple dahl and also flour for chapatis, when I stumbled upon your site. The price for these great spices is so reasonable. I am gong to buy a few! I’ll let you know how well I like them. Om Shanthi!

    Tara Adams on
  • What is the difference in Chai Masala and Golden Milk?

    Robbynn Ashmore on

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