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Kier Dorran Kemp
UK Custom Hot Sauce - The Perfect Gift For Father's Day?

UK Custom Hot Sauce - The Perfect Gift For Father's Day?

Hot sauce - a firm favourite amongst dads (and mums, too). The selection here in the UK is definitely growing with more and more artisan brands launching. But you know what's even better than some awesome hot sauce? Custom-made, personalised hot sauce that is guaranteed to be a show-stopping gift.  We launched this service in 2020 and this is how it works: Choose one of 6 base flavours (Tomato, Carrot, Pineapple, Mango, Bell Pepper, Red Chilli) Select one of 3 vinegar options (Apple Cider, White Wine or Rice Wine) Choose up to two supporting flavours from a selection of 4 (Mustard,...

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Kier Dorran Kemp
'The Good Bagel' - UK Everything Bagel Seasoning: Pairing Ideas You May Not Have Thought Of!

'The Good Bagel' - UK Everything Bagel Seasoning: Pairing Ideas You May Not Have Thought Of!

If you've followed us for any amount of time you probably know about our UK take on Everything (But The) Bagel Seasoning 'The Good Bagel'. We've sold thousands of thousands of it - also of 'The Bad Bagel', which is a version we make with added ghost chilli for a spicy kick.  Most of our customers like to use both seasonings topped on Avocado toast or cream cheese-filled bell peppers, but there are actually a lot of other uses, too. We've made several TikToks about some pairings before (we're just called @condimaniac there by the way!), but we'll compile them...

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7 new seasoning trends from America you need to check out

7 new seasoning trends from America you need to check out

America is a melting pot of cultures and therefore has a rich offering of seasonings that you don’t usually see on the supermarket shelves here in Europe, especially the UK. A rich history of immigration means that many cultures have brought their own flavours into The States. American convenience culture then distills these influences into handy seasoning blends that you can find in every shop over there.  In this blog we’ll introduce 7 of the trendiest, most used seasoning blends from the USA that you should totally try and incorporate into your meals.    1. Blue Cheese Seasoning Blue cheese dressing is a staple in every American fridge...

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Kier Dorran Kemp
How to spot bad quality condiments

How to spot bad quality condiments

Most of the sauces, spices and seasonings available to you at the supermarket are mass-produced. They come off huge production lines and to maintain efficiency and profits, the manufacturers have cut corners wherever they can. Naturally, this means that the quality sometimes suffers.  Now don’t get me wrong, just like a dirty kebab at 3am after a night at the pub there’s a time and a place for crap sauce. Sometimes I even prefer it, it scratches an itch... but what if you want to treat yourself? What things should a consumer consider when picking out artisan sauces or seasonings?  Here’s...

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