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Jazzing up Vegetarian and Vegan Cooking with Spice Pots

I've never been a vegetarian, but I was a very fussy child and ate mostly raw vegetables, lots of salad and a bit of roast chicken on a Sunday at a push! I was brought up on the traditional 'meat and 2 veg' and my parents had the most amazing vegetable and herb garden, so we were lucky enough to have delicious, sometimes unusual and incredibly fresh vegetables. In India, vegetarian food is the norm and I'm currently loving making filling, warming vegetarian curries that my whole family are enjoying too!  We have a huge range of vegan and vegetarian recipes to use with Spice Pots.  Many are curries, but we also have recipes for soups, salads and basic sauces.  We...

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Need some menu inspiration for your next party? Indian Food is always a winner.

The hardest thing, for me, when I've got people coming for lunch or dinner is deciding on what to cook. I had my brothers and their families round for Sunday lunch recently and I didn't want to do a roast as I needed to prepare most of it the day before. I stuck to what I know best, Indian food. We skipped the starter as I knew the main course would be very filling. The Main Event: Slow Cooked Goan Beef, Medium Slow cooked (all ingredients from raw) for 8 hours on low Smooth Chicken Korma (curry without bits) as there were fussy children there Delicious Matar Paneer for some colour Tarka Daal - I didn't have enough onions to make...

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Snowed in? S'no Bother with Spice Pots

We are based in a village in Scotland, near Edinburgh and this is the 3rd day we've been cut off.  We are very lucky to have 2 shops and a very supportive community but stocks are now running low as deliveries can't get through.   However, it's amazing what you can make with the long neglected ingredients in your store cupboard and freezer.  We've put together a few recipes that you can make with the most basic of ingredients. Some may need tweaking if you don't have all the ingredients, but with our Spice Blends, you can make deliciously seasoned dishes, with very little effort. Satay Sauce - serve over roasted vegetables, chicken, pork Spiced Cous Cous - serve with any...

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