Enter the golden latte. Latte is Italian for milk, of course, and the beverage’s orange-lemony colour comes from the addition of turmeric powder. Some honey to sweeten the deal and I was hooked. Every sip seemed healing, body and soul.
I later learned from my best friend that mothers in India had for centuries brewed a concoction of milk, turmeric and other spices when their children had colds and various other ailments.