Blog — seasoning

Kier Dorran Kemp
Ghost Chilli Salt - Condimaniac presents: Cheeky Salt, the perfect spicy salt grinder

Ghost Chilli Salt - Condimaniac presents: Cheeky Salt, the perfect spicy salt grinder

There are many spicy chilli salts out there so we weren't sure if the world really needed yet another, however we've tried a few and found that often you can't really taste the chilli flavour, which seems a shame, so we've made sure with ours you get that as well as heat. We are planning to release a whole range of different chilli salts, but our first cheeky salt is mixed with the mighty ghost pepper (bhut jolokia) - a chilli we love working with (for example it's in our award-winning Séance sauce and in our Smokey Dragon Rub as...

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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
Are condiments bad for you?

Are condiments bad for you?

Condiments get a bad rep. You often hear about how much sugar tomato ketchup has or how mayonnaise is just fat. Whilst those things are true, asking if condiments are bad is like asking if drinks are bad for you. Sure, some of them will be full of sugar and additives but some are super-healthy and full of vitamins.   It’s rare that we question if drinks as a whole are a bad idea, so condiments should be no different.  The real question is WHICH condiments are bad for you and can you have great flavour without all the bad stuff?   We’re not going to lie, salt and sugar...

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Kier Dorran Kemp
What is pizza seasoning and how do I use it?

What is pizza seasoning and how do I use it?

Let’s not mess around, pizza is the best food on earth. Everything should taste like pizza.  Well now it can.    What is pizza seasoning?  Pizza seasoning is a special seasoning blend that brings all the classic flavours of pizza to other dishes as well as enhancing your home-made ones. It brings together classic Italian ingredients, as well as ones that can give inferior ‘non-pizza’ dishes that Pizza-like flavour. Think of it like Kerala Salt & Pepper Seasoning, which brings the taste of a takeaway Chinese to your home kitchen. This is the same but for pizza.    This is what ours has in it:  Tomato...

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