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Being Vegan : Saving The Planet One Bite At A Time
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September 29, 2015May 5, 2018

Being Vegan : Saving The Planet One Bite At A Time

This wasn’t the first time the gallant Pamela took the mic and stir the wondering minds of her audience. As a vegan and an true animal lover, Pamela shined light on many concealed issues in relation to the impact food industries have on sentient beings and people in general. In addition, she enlightened many of...

SPICE WARS!
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September 28, 2015May 5, 2018

SPICE WARS!

I had a major craving for Indian food last weekend so I had briyani on Saturday and ‘tosai’ on Sunday – both with incredibly explosive combinations of spices in each dish that left my tummy rumbling quite happily. Many of us may take spices for granted now since it’s readily available at every wet market and...

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July 30, 2015May 5, 2018

Chef Nurilkarim | Jawi Peranakan Cuisine

This 4th August 2015, TSG Cooking School will be having a Jawi Peranakan cuisine cooking class conducted by one of our guest chefs, Chef Nuril. Jawi Peranakan refers to a community of Muslims with South Indian and Malay parentage born in the port cities of the Straits of Melaka; namely Penang, Malacca, and Singapore. It all started...

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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...

Battle Of The Reptiles – Green Crested Lizard Vs Oriental Whip Snake
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July 29, 2015May 5, 2018

Battle Of The Reptiles – Green Crested Lizard Vs Oriental Whip Snake

Working in a natural environment is a totally different experience than a typical office job. Besides having the privilege of savoring tasty herbal drinks and listening to the beautiful wildlife orchestra every day, we also stand a higher chance of observing and witnessing some of the greatest nature findings in the garden (think Nat Geo)!...

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July 28, 2015May 5, 2018

Garden Crafters | 07-06-2015

The Nature Education team from Tropical Spice Garden held their third overnight camp in the garden grounds on 6th – 7th June 2015. Being a different type of experience from the daytime tours and workshops, this two day, one night camp was a hit with a boisterous bunch of 15 participants ranging from six to ten years old. Titled ‘Garden Crafters’, the...

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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...