Category: Tips & Resources

HoHoHo All The Way!
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April 18, 2018May 5, 2018

HoHoHo All The Way!

Save more when you ride with Penang Hop On Hop Off (PGHOHO) – tSave more when you ride with Penang Hop On Hop Off (PGHOHO) – the original double decker tour of Penang!he original double decker tour of Penang! Hop on the double-decked tour bus and let it take you on a fun exploration throughout...

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November 15, 2016May 5, 2018

Spice Up Your Stay At PARKROYAL Penang Resort

PARKROYAL Penang Resort – CREATING MEMORABLE HOTEL EXPERIENCES Featuring our friendly neighbour just five minutes down the road from the Tropical Spice Garden –  PARKROYAL Penang Resort! A modern day paradise with 5-star standards of accommodation, amenities, and personalised services within a tropical landscaped garden with wide-open and breezy spaces, providing every opportunity for guests...

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July 29, 2015May 5, 2018

Garden To Kitchen : A Hands-On Gardening Workshop

A hands-on gardening workshop to promote indoor gardening. Using a selection of popular herbs and spices, you will learn from Daniel Ng, also known as Mr. Ang the proper gardening techniques to grow seeds and cuttings. ~*Did you know, Ang was the head gardener for Penang Botanical Gardens for 38 years?!*~ Not only you will...

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May 25, 2015May 5, 2018

How To Use Turmeric

Healthy eating is one of the key ways to maintain good health, do not overlook the importance of spices. Head over to your spice rack to add more interest in your food and to supercharge the health benefits of the food you’re eating. Turmeric has a unique flavour and can range from fairly mild (white...

The Health Benefit Of Turmeric
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May 25, 2015May 6, 2018

The Health Benefit Of Turmeric

Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow colour. It has been used in India as a spice and medicinal herb for thousands of years. Turmeric has been used by the ancient Ayurveda as a curative panacea, and to this day the yogis eat turmeric and even bathe in it!   The health benefits...

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January 26, 2015May 6, 2018

How To Make Your Own Pure & Liquid Stevia

Stevia Powder   Stevia is fast replacing sugar and the sweetener that is becoming popular. There are a lot of packaged stevia for sale in the stores today. However we recommend that you make your own pure and liquid stevia from the stevia leaves. Ingredients Dried stevia leaves 1 cup of hot filtered water ¼ cup...

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January 16, 2015May 6, 2018

Sweetie Stevia – What Are The Benefits?

Benefits of Stevia Did you know that recent scientific trials have confirmed that the stevia plant; also known as Stevia Rebaudiana, has in fact many health benefits other than its use as a sweetener. It has many plant derived phyto-chemical compounds that help control blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure in addition to its use as natural...

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December 12, 2014May 6, 2018

Fresh Vanilla Bean Pods

Vanilla Pods We are happy to announce TSG gift shop now stocks fresh, pure vanilla pods! Adding fresh vanilla to your recipes, will add the extra flour in your baking recipes! Frederic Rosengarten, Jr. described vanilla in The Book of Spices as “pure, spicy, and delicate”; he called its complex floral aroma a “peculiar bouquet”. As a...

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July 17, 2014May 6, 2018

Storing Spices?

TSG Cooking School Spice Rack Whether you’re partial to bold curries, homemade chilli, warmly spiced granola, or all three, chances are you’ve accrued quite the spice collection, but do you know how best to store your flavourful bounty? Protect your investment by keeping a few simple guidelines in mind: Store spices in airtight containers away from direct heat...

Smart Uses For Tea-Tree Essential Oil
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July 9, 2014May 6, 2018

Smart Uses For Tea-Tree Essential Oil

TSG Tree Tree Oil | Essential Oil Series Tea-tree essential oil is an antibacterial powerhouse, making it so useful around the house. Tea-tree, or melaleuca, oil has a slight camphor-like odor and is made from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia, which is native to South East Queensland in Australia. You can find tea-tree oil...