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Tasting Notes for Condimaniac's Award Winning Hot Sauces

Tasting Notes for Condimaniac's Award Winning Hot Sauces

At Condimaniac we believe that condiments deserve the same love and care as fine wine or gourmet meals. That means great ingredients, lots of care and in this case the same kind of attention paid to how a critic might describe the taste. So! As is tradition with fine wines. Here's the tasting notes for each of our award winning sauces, enjoy!        

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Kier Dorran Kemp
Condimaniac bags three more Great Taste Award Stars in 2021

Condimaniac bags three more Great Taste Award Stars in 2021

We've always known our products taste great... of course. But the Guild of Fine Food has kindly certified it by giving Smokey Dragon and Kyubi Awards in this year's Great Taste Awards. Smokey was awarded 2 stars and Kyubi 1 star.  We're extremely happy and now have 5 stars in total under our belt (last year, both Siren's Island and Séance each got 1 star). The Great Taste Awards are internationally recognised awards, judged by foodies to make it easy for shoppers to identify seriously yummy products. For 2021, only 18 other hot sauces were awarded 2 stars so we...

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Kier Dorran Kemp
Keto-friendly Condimaniac seasonings

Keto-friendly Condimaniac seasonings

Our main mission here at Condimaniac is to bring you the tastiest condiments. Over the last year we've noticed that some of our customers are incorporating our seasonings into their keto diets, so we wanted to highlight some of them on this blog. First off, what's a keto diet? Keto is short for ketogenic, and it's basically a low carbohydrate, high fat diet. The aim is to bring the body into a state of ketosis.This is where the body does not have enough carbohydrates to burn, resulting in the burning of fat instead, which can be desirable for weight loss and...

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Kier Dorran Kemp
A UK Blue Cheese Dressing Mix that's VEGAN? Yes. We made it.

A UK Blue Cheese Dressing Mix that's VEGAN? Yes. We made it.

Blue cheese dressing is hugely popular, especially in the USA. It's creamy, rich and tangy with that characteristic, slightly bitter taste that the mould of the blue cheese provides.  Of course, blue cheese is a dairy product and whilst a few brands have released vegan blue cheese dressings, we haven't found one that's really convinced us. In addition, we haven't been able to find a vegan blue cheese seasoning.  As Condimaniac has already got a vegan Ranch seasoning and dressing mix as part of the range, we were up to the challenge to try and make a convincing blue cheese...

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