Niki’s Spiced Apple Cake

November 14th, 2017

Fancy a seriously simple yet delicious sweet treat? Look no further than my autumnal spiced apple cake! Designed and created by Niki Beh recipe developer. This cake is so straightforward yet the flavours are so sweet and aromatic along with the soft texture of the apples, both cooked in the cake and raw and crunchy […]

Recipe for Sticky Ginger Cupcakes

November 7th, 2017

Let’s warm up with Niki Bakes easy ginger cupcakes! I love how autumnal and warming these little bites of heaven are. , fiery and oh so sweet, these cupcakes have been complete with @steenbergs organic ground ginger. Did we mention they are gluten free. Here’s how you can make a batch! Ingredients * 140g of […]

If at first you don’t succeed, chai chai again

October 25th, 2017

Chai is a centuries old beverage which has played an important role in many cultures, most notably in India where it originated. We have a wide variety of organic chai blends to choose from though, from a chai blend, New York, Christmas chai and even spicy chai sugar to help bring out the sweet flavours […]

Niki’s Sweet and Sticky Mushrooms

October 20th, 2017

Full recipe from the lovely Niki Bakes – Sticky, sumptuous and oh so sweet, Niki’s shitake and oyster mushroom bowl is sure to warm your insides this autumn. The tang from the thick tamarind paste give this dish a well-rounded flavour and makes it super moorish! All you need is: (Use organic/natural real food ingredients […]

Niki’s Pumpkin and Dark Chocolate Loaf

October 13th, 2017

Recipe from lovely Niki Bakes in a autumnal homage to Steenbergs Organic Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix Ombre golden-copper leaves, glossy plum chestnuts and cooler nights…it can only mean autumn! But where would we be without our beloved squashes I hear you say? Yes, you can make soup, yes, you can roast them and yes, you can […]

Rice and Spice by Anna Kochan

September 26th, 2017

Every now and again you meet someone who inspires you. Anna Kochan is one of those people. I met her at Food Festival in Leeds and was asking about her story and why she had written and published – Rice and Spice by Anna Kochan, a Bengali Food Adventure. It turns out that Anna was […]

5 Ways with Organic Lemon Extract

September 18th, 2017

Steenbergs Organic Lemon Extract is a sunflower oil based extract with a glorious lemon citrus aroma and flavour.  It has been created particularly for use in home baking but complements everything from desserts through to chicken. When we asked our spice panel to review and taste test the Lemon Extract, the responses ranged from ‘fresher […]

Why organic spices?

September 1st, 2017

Guest Blog from Niki, founder and developer of blog As founder of nikibakes and a general foodie, herbs and spices are at the heart of my dishes, without them my food is simply incomplete.   I never really thought about where I buy my spices from until a few years ago. I used to […]

Turmeric: How To Make Fresh Turmeric Latte

August 15th, 2017

Turmeric is a really popular spice for its health – anti-inflammatory and antioxidant – properties and is also regarded as a superfood. It also makes a tasty drink, sometimes called golden latte. There are an increasing number of ready-made powder mixes on the market, often using dried coconut powder to give turmeric latte its milkiness. […]

A bit about Turmeric…

August 12th, 2017

Steenbergs Organic Fairtrade Turmeric comes from an organic and Fairtrade co-operative in the Kandy region of Sri Lanka. Turmeric originates from a root, known as the rhizome, Curcuma longa; it looks similar to ginger and galangal. To create turmeric powder, the turmeric rhizomes are lifted, boiled for one hour to fix the colours, dried for […]