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Use your ‘loaf’ and make the best seeded bread ever!

Featured, Understanding Spices

Seeds for Bread Is there anyone who doesn't go weak at the knees when confronted by the sensational aroma of freshly baked home-made bread? For almost sixty years we have...

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The weird and wonderful uses of spice

Featured, Understanding Spices

Spices and herbs are a staple of every kitchen providing interest to many dishes by enlivening the taste buds. Not only have they played a role in cooking but, historically,...

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Boosting your immune system – Top 10 healthiest spices and herbs

Featured, Understanding Spices

Throughout history, herbs and spices have been used not just to flavour dishes, but also for their medicinal properties. Even small doses of herbs and spices can pack a punch...

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A brief history of spice in Liverpool

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If you take a walk along the world famous waterfront of Liverpool, you cannot escape the past. For mile after mile, along the shores of the River Mersey, a vast...

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Dieting for summer?

Featured, Health and Wellbeing

Did you know that herbs, spices and seasonings can be fully enjoyed when you’re trying to lose weight? There is no reason at all to restrict yourself to eating plain...

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A picture is worth a thousand words!

Featured, News, Understanding Spices

Some months 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 that was the...

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