Is Chilli Good for You? Who would have guessed it, but chillies give us more than flavour. We all know that spices, seasonings and chillies are used worldwide to create a huge diversity of delicious culinary cultures. However, scientists have just shown that they also have added health benefits. Eating spicy foods several times a […]
We are privileged to be a partner in the Great British Spiced Chocolate Challenge 2015! Glynn Christian, celebrated author, TV presenter and a longstanding friend of Seasoned Pioneers, very kindly suggested to the organisers that we be invited to participate in this sensational event, an invitation that we simply could not refuse! So what’s it […]
WIN £150 cash prize money plus £50 voucher to spend with us! How to enter: We invite budding food stylists and chefs to create a unique recipe using your favourite herbs, spices, seasonings or spice blend. You must also take a high quality photo of your creation. If you wish, you can send us a […]
It was our pleasure recently to welcome Ann-Marie Bullock of Radio 4 to our Wirral premises. Ann-Marie had a full tour of Seasoned Pioneers, hearing about how it all began and watching a spice blend being made from scratch! Here’s a summary of the show, broadcast on Sunday 17th May and Monday 18th May 2015. […]
We are delighted to welcome James to our small team here at Seasoned Pioneers. James has joined us on an apprenticeship in warehousing, but we have high hopes that he will eventually train in the unusual artistry of a master spice blender! James underwent a rigorous selection process and impressed us with his enthusiasm, friendly […]
We are delighted to have had the opportunity to donate £1000 in sponsorship to kick-start the fundraising of our company founder Mark Steene, who is attempting to cycle the entire Tour de France route in June 2015 for an extremely worthwhile cause. Mark, who is a very keen cyclist, will be taking part in the […]
It’s been nearly a year in the making, but at last our new website is live! We welcome you here and hope that you find the new site user-friendly, inspiring and informative. Despite hours and hours of testing the functions of the new site, we are realistic and know that some further tweaks are probably […]
A great addition to a Christmas stocking or as an idea for a Secret Santa gift. Mulled Wine Spices presented in an attractive handmade drawstring bag.
Excited anticipation of all things South American is rife, generated in part by the World Cup in 2014 and the 2016 Olympics taking place in Brazil. In particular, Peruvian cuisine is continuing to make its way into the spotlight, being an eclectic and unusual selection of speciality dishes unfamiliar to most whom have not had […]
A couple of weeks ago we visited a major UK high street supermarket. We bought a glass jar of Cardamom pods off the shelf with a best before date in February 2016. Back at Seasoned Pioneers HQ we opened a foil pouch of our Cardamom pods with a best before date in March 2016. Which […]
Enhancing the current selection of international gourmet cooking sauces is a new authentic Southeast Asian sauce, Vietnamese Kho. ‘Kho’ which translates as braising sauce, is regarded as the comfort food of Vietnam, to be found bubbling away in clay pots along the roadside, tempting passers by with it’s mouthwatering aroma. A powerfully spiced yet sweet […]
During a recent trip to South Africa, Seasoned Pioneers director, Matt Webster, visited some of the inspirational projects being undertaken by Breadline Africa. Breadline Africa aims to break the cycle of poverty in South Africa with long-term and sustainable solutions. One aspect of their valuable work is the provision of renovated shipping containers for various […]
Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Allspice berry, leaf of sage Blade of mace and witches rage, Garlic powder, mustard seeds, Ancho chillies and wicked deeds! Top up your cauldron with our amazing selection of herbs, spices, blends & seasonings – Happy Halloween!
Newspost: Gourmet Cooking Sauces. Two years of development lead to our authentic gourmet cooking sauces becoming a reality. They are available to buy at fine food outlets throughout the UK and by mail order. The ten sauces (Moroccan Fennel and Apricot Tagine Sauce, Cajun Jambalaya, Spanish Pimenton Bravas Sauce, Sri Lankan Curry Sauce, Thai Penang […]
Newspost: Radio 4 & Great Food Live! Some of you may have heard or seen us over the last few weeks as we have been featured on Radio 4’s The Food Programme and UKTV Food’s Great Food Live! Click here to visit the Radio 4 website and you can listen to Sheila Dillon’s visit to […]
The popularity of our gift selections and seasoning collections is unsurprising when you consider what an exceptional and exciting gift they are, to anyone with an interest in creating fantastic food! Beautifully presented & boxed, the selections available have something for everyone, from the kitchen novice to the most adventurous cook. Also available are gift […]
We have just had one thousand attractive and useful fridge magnets made, ensuring that you always have our phone number and website to hand! We will send you a complimentary fridge magnet with every order of goods over the value of £35 from today until Christmas 2014.
Thank you to all who entered and after much deliberation, we can now announce the winners of our photo competition! First prize of £50 to spend on Seasoned Pioneers products goes to Gordon Baxter…… Gordon wrote: ‘If only cameras could capture smells… spices as art at the Biennale (Venice 2013)’ Second prize of £30 […]
There was cause for celebration here as our recently launched ‘Vietnamese Kho’ gourmet cooking sauce won a ‘Great Taste 2013’ Award! This is our new powerfully spiced but sweet sauce, fragrant with roasted flavours of aniseed, holy basil and lemongrass, which is fabulous with beef, chicken, vegetables of tofu. If you haven’t tried it yet, […]
We want to make sure we do everything we can to get your Christmas gifts & ingredients to you in time. Order by the dates below to guarantee that we will get your order packed and in the post to meet Royal Mail deadlines: UK- orders received before mid-day Tuesday 15th December 2015 Western Europe- […]
Barberries… Dried Barberries, most widely known in Middle Eastern cuisine, especially in Iranian dishes (where they are known as zereshk) have a host of other uses too. These mild, slightly sweet, tangy little berries are wonderful in rice dishes, couscous & casseroled chicken recipes. They are a delicious addition to homemade mincemeat at Christmas and stuffings […]
Over the last few months here at Seasoned Pioneers we’ve been updating our range of spices and seasonings. Our latest additions include a wider selection of dried herbs as well as explosive Shichimi Togarashi and Peri Peri Seasoning blends – as always produced from authentic recipes and dry roasted for maximum flavour (see below for […]