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15/07/19

Go on… try something new to you!

In the UK, we’ve come a long way from the meat and two veg that would be the staple of the dinner table. We’ve worked our way through curries and chow miens – they now rank alongside the Great British fish and chips as national favourites – and, sometimes, these options can start to feel a little same-y. Coming up with fr...

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27/06/19

Deciding what to make for tea is just never-ending.

You can triumph one day, with a table of smiling places, only to crash and burn the next day. Similarly, if you have to delight your own tastebuds day after day, you might find yourself sticking to tried and tested favourites, which deliver in terms of getting a plate of food on the table but it doesn’t do much for the sense of lip-smackin...

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13/06/19

Going green the JD way! Are you looking for new and exciting ways to add a bit of oompf to your vegetables?

There are people who can’t stand vegetable and those who only eat vegetables – and they have such a lot in common! While these two tribes might seem poles apart, they’re actually both looking for new and exciting ways to add a bit of oompf to their vegetables. At JD Seasonings, we’ve got something for everyone! Po...

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31/05/18

The complex history behind the simplistic Spaghetti Amatriciana

What's better than grabbing a taste of Italy? Bringing the taste into your very own kitchen. Amatriciana sauce is renowned as one of the best-known and most delicious pasta sauces in Roman and Italian cuisine. It originates from a quaint Italian town called Amatrice. The recipe itself is surpri...

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04/05/18

Put a bit of sunshine on your plate!

Whatever the time of year, the delicious aroma of Jamaican jerk pork, chicken, fish and beef will tempt the tastebuds. It’s a little bit of sunshine on your plate, that’s not only exceedingly moorish, but is also a healthy, low fat option. So where did Jerk originate from? During the early seventeenth century, when th...

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01/12/17

The controversial origins of Cajun cooking

Who doesn’t love a steaming hot bowl of gumbo on a cool winter’s night? Cajun food is known for its strong flavours and spice. It relies on spices like bay leaf, bell pepper, black pepper, chilli and cayenne pepper for its characteristic smoky flavour. Our precise blend of cajun spices is a great addition to your kitchen and ...

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11/11/17

The controversial history of the chicken tikka masala

Ah, the chicken tikka masala – is there a dish in the world that is more redolent of the Indian sub-continent? With its sumptuous blend of herbs and spices (including cumin, coriander, chilli, ginger and, of course, garam masala) your tastebuds would swear they were being tickled from the very heart of Punjab, right? Well…...

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03/11/17

How to host the perfect Bonfire Night feast!

Bonfire Night is one of the cosiest times of the year, with cool dark nights perfect for stunning firework displays and huge, warming bonfires. Whether you’re planning to host a bonfire night party, or you want to take a dish to one you’re attending, we have some great suggestions to help you create the most delicious feast. From del...

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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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