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Slow Cooker Curry Tips

Slow Cookers are cheap to buy, economical to run and a great way of making the most out of budget ingredients. Soups, stews and curries especially work well in the slow cooker as they benefit from the slow gentle heat to bring out the flavours.  Slow cookers are also a healthy, low fat and efficient method of cooking. For instance you don't need any oil and you really can just throw all the ingredients in - so minimal time and effort!  Here's our top tips on using a slow cooker for making a Spice Pots curry: Prepare the night before if you can and place all the ingredients in the slow cooker dish and store in the fridge overnight. This acts...

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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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