The Spice Trade

Industry insider knowledge, and usage tips on spices and other ingredients

Recipe: Coleslaw with celery seed yoghurt

coleslaw dill and celery

This yummy salad will pair great with burgers, fried snacks, grilled vegetables, sausages, or even as a snack to munch on alone. If you have the ingredients on hand, it can be put together in just 10 minutes, or less. Coleslaw is best served after chilled in the fridge for an hour, but eating immediately is still ok! Our Coleslaw recipe contains celery seeds and dill for an added light flavour and aroma. Recipe: Coleslaw with Celery Seed Yoghurt Servings: 4 Ingredients – 3/4 cup plain yogurt – 1/4 cup mayonnaise – 2-3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar – 2 tablespoons … keep reading

How to make your own pickles with raw spices

homemade pickles in a jar

It’s that time of year when pickles seem so attractive to eat. Put some in burgers, wraps and sandwiches, just eat them on the side as a snack, or use to top a salad or pasta. It’s a great way to get in some fun textures, flavours and a lot of nutrients! Here’s how you can make your own homemade pickles using whatever you have on hand, plus some staple spices. Recipe: Homemade pickles Ingredients 4-5 thinly sliced cucumbers 1 sliced bell pepper 1 thinly sliced carrot 1 thinly sliced celery 1 diced onion (optionally add or substitute any of … keep reading

Dukkah (Recipe), an addictive middle eastern spice rub

Dukkah Egyptian Spice Blend

When you first see Dukkah, it may look a bit odd: what are you supposed to do with these blended nuts and spices? But when you try to use it suddenly the choices are astonishing. It can be mixed with some oil and eaten as a rustic dip for breads. You can rub it over meats and bake or pan fry for a lovely crunch and exotic taste. Or just munch on it raw… but beware, it’s addictive! Dukkah is also customisable, add in your own seeds or spices to create new flavours! Recipe: Dukkah (Middle eastern spice rub) Ingredients … keep reading

Honey & Cinnamon, a natural medicine!

Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks

Usually we at Regency aren’t into posting about natural remedies, but here’s one that has been investigated and confirmed by modern science, so we are comfortable to share it with you. Of course, before starting any treatment, do consult a specialist. And we also aren’t making any claims that this will work for you! In many cultures of the world, a mixture of honey and cinnamon has served as a traditional cure. Today’s scientists understand that honey is a good medicine for curing various ailments, and until now has no known side effects for treating these simple diseases. There is … keep reading

Recipe: Peri Peri Masala Chips!

Peri Peri Masala chips

This mouthwatering recipe is our latest creation and what we think is one of the best recipes combining the warmth of Indian spices and the aromatics of european herbs. All in yummy snack form of french fries. Who’s gonna say no to that? There’s cayenne, paprika, for spice which is balanced with lovely sweetness from cardamom, sugar and sour from pink himalayan salt. Then adding in the herbs and staple garlic / ginger to get our delicious gobsmacking Peri Peri flavour. The chips can be made wet or crispy, it’s up to you. Our recipe below is for a crispy … keep reading