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21/10/17

Warming dishes perfect for autumn

As we move from summer to autumn and the weather grows colder, we all start craving warmer dishes to get us through the dark nights. Many of the recipes listed on our website are also perfect as left overs eaten up the next day, making for a delicious lunch during your working day. For some of our top autumn recipes, read on below. Chill...

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16/10/17

4 interesting facts about the humble doner kebab

The doner kebab has become a staple of British late-night street food, standing alongside the burger van and the pizza place as the stop-off of choice for after-hours diners. Created in Turkey, the inverted cone of seasoned meat turning slowly on its spit in front of a heating element is a familiar sight on the British high street. Like ...

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13/10/17

Autumnal sausage casserole recipe

With Autumn in full swing, there is nothing like a warming, hearty casserole to brighten up colder, longer nights. With JD sausage casserole seasoning you can create this classic family favourite with minimal prep time and minimal fuss! Ingredients 1 pot of JD Seasonings Sausage Casse...

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19/09/17

Four legends about the origin of chilli con carne

For such a staple American dish, the history of chilli con carne is surprisingly shrouded in mystery. Food historians agree that it did not evolve in Mexico, although it appears to be at least inspired by Mexican cuisine. While the true origin story of chilli con carne is not known, theories abound - here are a few of the more popular ones. ...

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12/09/17

Delicious, healthy steaks in no time

A well cut, high quality piece of steak is a beautiful thing, especially if you season and cook it to perfection. Steaks are the ideal choice if you want a quick but delicious dinner, as the meat can be fried up within minutes - far more luxurious than a ready meal, we think you’ll agree! Better yet, when you use low calorie cookin...

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05/09/17

The history of the doner kebab

The doner kebab as we know it today is a staple fast food sold on street corners all around the world. It’s easy to assume, due to its mass popularity and global consumption, that it came into existence hundreds of years ago and has been enjoyed ever since. However, the opposite is true. Where did it all begin? The doner ke...

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22/08/17

Spice up your chips with JD Seasonings

Sometimes we all deserve a little treat. Cheat nights might involve adding a fully loaded dressing to your salad or sweet caramel to your popcorn, but, while tasty, these can sometimes tip the balance too far towards a less healthy meal. Our spice blends offer a scrumptiously healthy alternative - our JD Seasonings Chips and Wedges pack is just ...

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16/08/17

More to cottage pie than meets the mouth

Cottage pie is an easy to make and much-loved dish dating back to the 18th century. The dish is popular during cooler autumn and winter months, and is a simple one pot dish that can serve a family, or large group of people. The combination of veg, potato and meat with rich, thick gravy sauce is delicious when eaten after a day spent enjoying the...

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13/08/17

Get some zing in your summer cooking with healthy Mexican meals

Whether you’re cooking for long summer barbecue nights or a cosy winter supper, a healthy and warming Mexican meal is a good value, classic family supper. And when you can easily throw it together with one of our handmade spice blends, it’s even better! Mexican food and its deep and tasty flavours have evolved over centuries....

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