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 …

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 …

Magic Tomato Sauce!

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Magic BBQ Dust is one of our favourite seasonings and, here at Spice HQ, one of the things we most look forward to growing each year is our tomatoes. So, we thought we’d combine two of our most favourite things to create our Magic Tomato Sauce and show you how easy it is to get massive flavour with just a pinch of …

Spicy Beans with attitude!

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Baked beans are a staple in many British households but sometimes I want more zing and these Spicy Beans with attitude certainly deliver! This is a fantastically simple recipe and great for either ladling on a slice of toasted sourdough or as an interesting side to a BBQ. Try these with our Street Chicken and some spicy wedges for a real treat! All the …

Zhoug – a spicy, vibrant and fresh chilli-based dip

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It’s difficult to convey how great Zhoug is until you try it for yourself. It’s so simple to make, but the payoff for just 10 minutes prep time is off the scale. Despite the seemingly insane proportion of chillies, it isn’t ridiculously hot. Of course, it has a bite, but it is still the most incredibly vibrant and fresh accompaniment …

‘Weeping Tiger’ Thai Beef Salad

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This has to be one of my absolute favourite salads, bringing back memories of a pub on the outskirts on London I used to live near that specialised in Thai food. I’d find an excuse two or three times a week to visit, sitting in the garden in the summer, but always drinking a cold Thai beer whilst I nibbled …