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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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03/08/17

The health benefits of ginger

Eating healthily should be exciting, the food should be delicious and you should be cooking meals that make you want to keep creating new, delicious recipes which are great for yourself and the health of your family and friends you're sharing the meal with. One of the ingredients you'll find in several of our recipes and which has a long history...

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21/07/17

Health benefits of Turmeric

Discovered around two centuries ago, curcumin is an active ingredient of turmeric, a root stalk of the Curcuma longa plant that grows wild in the tropical forests of South and Southeast Asia. It has been used for its health benefits in Indian and Asian cooking and medicine for thousands of years and was described by Marco Polo as having the prop...

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21/07/17

How adding seasoning to your meals can benefit your health

Although many people associate low fat diets with bland or unappetising food, a healthy diet doesn’t have to be this way at all. In fact, there are easy ways to ensure you’re able to consume key nutrients, without restricting your diet. While you may strive to fit in all of your ‘five a day’ and get the right amou...

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