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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

How to Make Your Own Pure & Liquid Stevia

  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 of … Read more

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 … Read more

Fresh Vanilla Bean 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 result, vanilla … Read more