Useful Links

Alex Mackay – Food Writer

Alex Mackay – Guild of Food Writers Cookery Journalist of the Year 2006. Runner Up 2007 and 2008. Alex’s book ‘Cooking In Provence’ won World Cook Book Award for Best Book on French Cuisine.

Alston Wholefood Co-operative

Alston Wholefood Co-operative in Cumbria was started in May 1998. The mission of the shop is to provide good quality food and wholefoods to the people of Alston Moor and surrounding area. We also cater for a wide variety of tourists who come to Alston as holiday makers, cyclists, motor cyclists, train enthusiasts and more!!

Anglesey Sea Salt Company Ltd

Halen Mon began in a saucepan on the Aga in the family kitchen. Today this Welsh sea salt sensation has caught the attention of chefs and food lovers across the world…

Aubrey Allen

Aubrey Allen have been serving the Warwickshire public the finest meat since 1934. They carefully select and inspect all of their suppliers and can trace their meat from farm to plate.

Bakers & Larners of Holt

Bakers & Larners of Holt have been providing the people of North Norfolk with a unique, quality shopping experience since 1770. From simple beginnings as ironmongers and ships Chandlers now offering everything from wines & spirits to garden plants and tools, from exotic foods to soft furnishings.

Beanies Wholefoods Co-op

Established in 1986 as a workers co-operative in Sheffield, a busy shop and an organic delivery service

Cannon Hall Farm Shop

Cannon Hall Farm Shop offers the best in Yorkshire produce alongsde the finest food from around the world…

Ceci Paolo

Specialising in Mediterranean & Oriental ingredients, bought fresh and seasonally, as well as hard-to-find ingredients, coupled with advice on how to use them. All products are carefully selected from only the best and often small producers. You will find from hand-made tarts and cakes to melt-in-your-mouth buffalo mozzarella; newly picked Sicilian fruit and vegetables and fresh Thai spices

Christine McFadden Cookery Courses

Christine McFadden, Dorset-based cookery teacher and food writer, is running hands-on cookery courses in the relaxed and sociable setting of her home near the beautiful Jurassic Coast. Christine is well known for her inspiring cookbooks – The Farm Shop Cook Book and Pepper: the Spice that Changed the World, both nominated for international food media awards.

Cookery School at Little Portland Street

Based in custom-designed premises in Little Portland Street, London W1, Cookery School at Little Portland Street has something to offer all food lovers: classes for beginners and experienced cooks, wine tasting sessions, and demonstrations by visiting cooks covering a range of exciting specialist areas.

Monisha Bharadwaj has been teaching and demonstrating Indian cookery for the past 15 years. Her new cookery school COOKING WITH MONISHA is probably one of its kind in the UK. Variety of courses offered: Basic Indian Cookery; Indian Vegetarian Cooking; Indian Diabetic; Healthy Lunchboxes; After work Indian in Minutes; Skill Enhancer for Chefs; Indian Breads and a whole lot more.

Cross Keys Llanfynydd

We are delighted to supply many of our spices to the Cross Keys, a really welcoming and authentic 17th century pub situated between Mold and Wrexham on Offas Dyke. Great range of food & real ales

Delicate Essence & Party Pieces

Delicate Essence is a busy, family run delicatessan lying in the village of Kirn, near Dunoon on the banks of the River Clyde. Party Pieces is the catering arm of the business offering a wide range of catering services from large Events and Parties to small Meetings.

Delia Online

A great resource for recipes and videos cooking tips and much much more. We are pleased to say that we get the odd mention in the Delia How to Cheat at Cooking Book and Delia Cakes cook books.

Fairtrade Foundation

Fairtrade ensures decent working conditions, decent prices and fair terms of trade together with sustainability for farmers and workers in the developing world. We are delighted to offer a selection of Fairtrade Foundation & Soil Association certified spices.

Gernot Katzer’s Spice Pages

Fantastic spice reference site with a wealth of information about all types of seasonings

Ghillie Basan

Here you can find information about Ghillie and her books, the cookery workshops she runs at her home and her cook�s bazaar…

Hello Fresh

Run by Luke and Patrick, Hello Fresh deliver amazing meal kits direct to your door complete with a recipe card and full instructions. All ingredients are provided and there is no waste at all. Plus you don’t need to go shopping!

Jolly Grub

Great website for US consumers looking for a wide range of British food items…

Kitchen Garden Hampers

Kitchen Garden in Oban, who stock our seasonings and gourmet cooking sauces, have a great delicatessen and online hampers – choose from their range of unusual, themed hampers, perfect for that special person who appears to have everything! Every hamper is put together with care and attention using coloured fill, wrap and finish with a bow, plus a personalised gift message.

Lewis & Cooper

For more than a century the Lewis & Cooper name has been associated with fine foods and wines – a world-renowned gourmet emporium shipping hampers packed with local delicacies and gastronomic delights far and wide.

Macknade Fine Foods

Macknade Fine Foods is an unforgettable experience that will plunge you taste buds first into the world of fine foods … specialist coffees & teas, fine wines, beers, cheese, meats and fresh, fresh fruit & veg … all selected and sourced directly from the producer.

Manju Malhi

Curry recipes, classic Indian recipes and regional Indian recipes by TV chef Manju Malhi. Ideal if you’re looking for easy, fast unfussy Indian food…

Mmm Food & Drink

Food heaven for the best oils, balsamics, vinegars, jams, honey, chutneys, flour, herbs, spices and more – in the Grainger Market Arcade, Newcastle.

Nairns Cook School

While working at his first restaurant, Braeval, Nick discovered the joys of not only cooking food but teaching others the skills necessary for creating memorable meals. Holding regular demonstrations sparked an idea at the back of his head and ten years later he set about converting an old piggery on his families Port of Menteith estate into what has become Scotlands foremost cook school.

Organically Speaking

Organic shop in Hartley Wintney, Hampshire providing a wide range of organic produce, with a delivery service by courier UK wide.

The world’s favorite organic food online magazine… original, highest-quality, editorially independent, and well-researched organic articles. Run by Ysanne Spevack, the coolest eco-hero we know!

Paul A Young

Paul A Young, Master Chocolatier and entrepeneur now has 4 fine chocolate shops in London and offers a mailorder service soon to go online. Paul is well know and can generally be seen out and about judging one competiton or another. He’s currently involved with The Great British Spiced Chocolate Challenge!

Provenance Wines

Chateaux wines, all traditionally made and all AOC to guarantee the quality and provenance, from small independent wine makers. Available in bag-in-box so being easier to recycle; keeps wine fresher for longer (4/5 weeks); more convenient and cheaper too!

Soil Association

We are proud to have Soil Association Certification. This ensures that rigorous standards are met for our entire range of Organic herbs, spices, chillies, peppercorns, specialist ingredients and spice blends.

Spice Lightenment

A site offering a brief history of spices

Stein’s Deli

Three shops in Padstow a deli, patisserie and gift shop stocking loads of great local handmade food and gifts. If you cant visit Padstow, why not shop online and theyll deliver direct to your door.


Tastes is a delightful and welcoming delicatessen in Eton, specialising in fine foods and offering an extensive range of delicious items produced both locally and by artisans around the world. The shop is an Aladdin’s cave of delights. The walls are crammed with an eclectic mix of every day staples and wonderfully unique products, including hard-to-find and unusual ingredients.

The famous 1657 Chocolate House

Located in Kendal, a shop and restaurant serving chocolate drinks, handmade gateaux and snacks. The online service allows customers to hand pick the finest individual chocolates for gifts/personal consumption.

The Fun Food Chef

The Fun Food Chef, aka Pat Oakes, has over 20 years experience in the catering industry and in an educational environment. He combines the two to bring the theatre of cooking to the classroom, working with school children to get them excited and passionate about food and cooking.

The Hawkshead Relish Company

Uk relish shop, chutney, jam & sauces. All handmade in the English Lake District, using the finest freshest ingredients, spices are roasted and ground as they are required ensuring the freshness. No artificial flavours, No Colourings or Preservatives.

The Hollies Farm Shop

The award winning Hollies Farm Shops are food lover’s heavens in Little Budworth & Lower Stretton, Cheshire. Fabulous local produce brimming on the shelves accompanied by great quality national and international products. Visit their website to find out more

The St Lucia Coalpot Company

Coalpots are BBQ’S hand made in St Lucia, from the local clay soil. Fantastic for Grilling, Baking, Steaming, Stewing and Roasting. The gentle cooking, produces moist, tasty and succulent, very delicious food.

The Viennese Vegetable Orchestra

This is an orchestra with a difference… they make music entirely from vegetables! Plus, at the end of each performance, their chef turns all the instruments into a tasty soup so the audience get to enjoy them all over again

Truffles Delicatessen

Nestled on the cobbled high street which leads from the market square to the river in Ross-on-Wye, Truffles Deli is a foodie haven for young and old alike.

Wild Oats

For those who prefer that human touch, to handle real products and talk to genuinely friendly real people. Wild Oats is a Real Shop – for all your Real Foods, Real Groceries, Frankenstein-free and Organic Food Supplements. Come on down, see our vast range of goodies and meet the gang…

Wisebuys Fine Food Shops

Wisebuys fine food shops – three outlets in West Wales

The leading UK shopping site for Moroccan lanterns, lamps, furniture, food and gifts. We also feature an extensive collection of home decorating ideas, travel and cookery information, together with tips and advice, from wiring a Moroccan lantern to painting your living room.

Professional-quality mills and grinders for pepper, salt, herbs and spices

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