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Kier Dorran Kemp
Why UK ranch sucks… and what you can do about it.

Why UK ranch sucks… and what you can do about it.

For those of you that have been lucky enough to visit the USA you’ll know it’s a complicated place. As a country it’s like that friend who sings Karaoke with gusto but doesn’t realise that the rest of the room are cringing… we love them but they’re misguided.  One thing the USA does undisputedly do well though is decadent food. Yeah their bread might be full of chemicals and the cheese is like plastic but sometimes… that’s just what you’re in the mood for.  Ranch dressing is just such a food and I think it’s that lack of American spirit...

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Kier Dorran Kemp
Condimaniac's Top 5 tips for making sauce at home

Condimaniac's Top 5 tips for making sauce at home

We've been making sauces for a few years so wanted to share our Top 5 tips with you. These apply for making condiments like hot sauce, chutney, relish and jams at home - these are acidic foods that are pretty low-risk, however, before you start we'd always recommend doing some extra research on food safety and use a beginner recipe to ease into the topic of at-home preserving. Once you're comfortable, we hope these tips help you on your journey! 1. Overdo it You're trying to make something that carries not only itself but also other food that goes with...

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Kier Dorran Kemp
Our three best breakfast condiments

Our three best breakfast condiments

The most important meal of the day wouldn’t be complete without some next level sauces and seasonings to amp it it. In fact if you’re anything like me and Jen you’ll adorn your morning food medley with a range of them and this morning, before scoffing mine I had the idea to share some of my top tips with you. So here’s three of our condiments that work best with breakfast, and some ideas for how to use them.   The Good Bagel (Everything Bagel Seasoning) for your eggs. Everything bagel first blew up on TikTok when it was used...

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Ever wondered which products we never released? Here are 3 of our rejects and why they didn’t make the cut

Ever wondered which products we never released? Here are 3 of our rejects and why they didn’t make the cut

1. Black Garlic Sauce Kier became obsessed with making a black sauce (because, ya know, goth) so we actually got some Royal Black chilli peppers from Cornish Chillies as well as black garlic (which is really expensive). The result? Quite a tasty but super THICK sauce. Cost-wise it wasn't working out and it was just a bit too gimmicky - we are always flavour first and this one was just appearance first so back to the drawing board it was! 2. Pineapple, Mustard & Ginger Sauce (or, the original Siren's Island) We've spoken about this before but Siren's Island (now...

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