Blog - Seasonal Ideas

Gifts for cooks!

News, Seasonal Ideas

It can be difficult to think of original and innovative gifts at Christmas or any other time of year. We think that for anyone who enjoys cooking and eating, a...

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Picnic season starts!

Seasonal Ideas

When planning food to take on days out, spices probably don’t ordinarily spring to mind, but we think that they should! Our website contains quite a few recipes that are...

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Christmas Spice Checklist

Seasonal Ideas, Understanding Spices

Here’s our Christmas Spice check-list - a reminder of the spices that you may need over the festive season: Cinnamon Quills – great for serving as a stirrer with Coffee...

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Stocking Filler!

Seasonal Ideas

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.

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Gift Wrap Service – Hand wrapped with a ribbon!

News, Seasonal Ideas

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...

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Twelve Days of Christmas

Seasonal Ideas

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Twelve kaffir lime leaves Eleven sumac berries Ten mulled wine spices Nine cubeb peppers Eight bouquet garni Seven...

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Party Dip Ideas

Seasonal Ideas

Next time you’re entertaining, welcome your guests with healthy, tasty and colourful platters of dips and nibbles. Making your own dips will save you money and ensure they are lower...

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The Asparagus season is here, it must be summer!

Seasonal Ideas

Although we can buy imported asparagus all year round, it is with great anticipation that we await our own home grown asparagus. Such excitement is justified, as it is available...

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Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed!

Seasonal Ideas

Here in the UK Mother's Day will soon be upon us (Sunday March 31st, as if you needed reminding!).  While Mother's Day around the world falls on different days, the...

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Seasonal focus: leeks

Seasonal Ideas

Although it seems they're just about coming to the end of their best, with St David's Day kicking off the month of March, it would seem wrong not to give...

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Seasonal focus: carrots

Seasonal Ideas

They help you see in the dark, Bugs Bunny loves them, they bring colour to your roast dinner and they're generally yummy. Hooray for the humble carrot! Again they tend...

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Spice up the food of love

Seasonal Ideas

February 14th is St Valentine's Day and while many people do want to take the time to show their loved ones how much they care on this particular day, there's...

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