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Gift Buying for Men · Do you find it as difficult as we do?

Buying Christmas Gifts, for us,comes in 2 categories..... Category 1: those presents that are a joy to buy as you know that your Mum / sister /  goddaughter / auntie will love them. Category 2:  essential presents that you struggle with every year. We’re thinking for the colleague you hardly know, the awkward uncle who doesn’t say much at Christmas, the brother-in-law who has everything or your husband / partner whose tastes are very expensive!These categories only thinly disguise the fact that we find it a lot easier to buy presents for women!Gift ideas for men can be tricky.  When you've done the socks, golf balls and handkerchiefs, unless you want to spend a fortune on the latest gadget, it can...

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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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Gifts for Men - are you struggling too?

Here at Spice Pots HQ, we find it hard to buy presents for the men in our lives. I'm slightly bored of giving them socks/ golf balls / expensive gadgets / alcohol related gifts or silly presents that end up in the back of the cupboard or at the dump. Food gifts not only offer inspiration but are practical too. Our Luxury Gift Tin makes a cracking present for men who love cooking curry or dabbling with a barbecue.  It Includes all 5 of our Indian Spice Blends, our 150 page Cookbook and a Chef's Candle to Blast those Cooking Smells A practical present for the practical man! Perfect for husbands and partners · Brothers · Brother in-laws · Uncles · Dads ·...

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