Spicy Tomato Sauce

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One staple that every household cook should have is a tomato sauce. Used as a base for pizzas, stirred through pasta or to take roast fish or veg to the next level, you should never, ever buy jars of pasta sauces when it only takes 5 minutes to make your own with none of the sugar or other nasties. Our …

Garlic Nacho Chips

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If you’re looking for a quick snack but still want serious flavour, our Garlic Nacho Chips are just the thing. Perfect for using up any leftover tortilla wraps, they’re great to serve with dips or a chilli. They couldn’t be simpler to make & the texture you’ll get will be so much better than the processed bags of mass-produced nachos …

Chimichurri Steak Wraps

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Classically served with steak in a good steakhouse, Chimichurri is an incredible sauce that adds huge flavour to red meat. In fact, it replaces mint sauce for us because the last thing we want to do is cover expensive lamb with sugar, cheap vinegar & mint; we want to taste the lamb! Pair this dish with our gorgeous Steak Rub …

Chai Spice Energy Bites

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Our Chai Spiced Energy Bites are simple to make & are so tasty. Protein-rich, they’ll give you a boost when you need it most, whether post-workout or in the afternoon when you need a natural pick-me-up to get you through until dinner without snacking on junk. In less than 5 minutes, with no cooking, you’ll have stacks of these little …

Ras-el-hanout Chicken with Moroccan couscous

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Moroccan food by its nature is rich & complex, delivering layers of flavour with incredible depth. But it doesn’t always have to be time-consuming to prepare. Using our Ras-el-hanout spice blend is a great way to cut down on the time it takes, so this meal can be both a midweek staple or a weekend treat. Served either hot or …

Pairing spice with wine: Chimichurri rub

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GUEST POST from Simon Wright: Pairing Spice with wine! Pairing spice with wine for our Chimichurri is the sixth in a series of guest posts by Simon Wright. Simon has worked in the wine trade for 5 years and has recently passed the WSET’s Diploma in Wine and Spirits. After meeting him at a food festival, he wanted to come up with pairings for our spice to …

Steak with Balsamic Buerre Noir

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It would be easy to think the steak is the star of this dish, but we’d argue it’s actually the sauce! Just as a simple buerre noisette can lift any fish dish, this beurre noir gets its name from the addition of a gorgeous balsamic vinegar. Once mastered, this rich, glossy, intense sauce gives such an incredible hit of flavour in just a …

Magic Vegan Fajitas!

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We’re always trying to show how versatile our rubs are and that they’re not just for BBQ or meats, so we were excited to be featured in TheVeganKind box with our Magic Vegan Fajitas! As you may know, Magic BBQ Dust is a fave of ours and this recipe is a lovely way to incorporate it into a totally vegan recipe. Of course, it …

Pairing spice with beer: Berbere spice

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GUEST POST from Simon Wright: Pairing Spice with beer! Pairing spice with beer for our Berbere spice is the fourth in a series of guest posts by Simon Wright, manager of a wine shop in Cambridge who we met at a food festival. He wanted to come up with pairings for our spice to give people a better understanding of how different spices work well with …

Pairing spice with wine: Steak rub

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GUEST POST from Simon Wright: Pairing Spice with wine! This is the third in a series of guest posts by Simon Wright, manager of a wine shop in Cambridge who we met at a food festival. He wanted to come up with pairings for our spice to give people a better understanding of how different spices work well with wines and craft beers. We’ve been …