July 9, 2020

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We always love experimenting with new textures, tastes and creations. We decided to see if we could replicate smoked salmon but all vegan and all natural.

Liquid Shio Koji

Liquid Shio Koji is a naturally fermented rice that offers users a multitude of functionality inclu...

May 27, 2020

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It's National BBQ week and the hot weather is blistering!

I have seen a lot of people sharing results from their marinades to home smoking and large steaks! 

I started to think about how members of the public without gardens could also enjoy BBQ food, or if the weather t...

May 21, 2020

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 I saw a post the other day of a beef pie in hot crust pastry, almost a beef pork pie if you like and it looked amazing! So i decided to make some of mine, but to add an extra twist i used yorkshire puddings instead of pastry. 

I wanted to used pulled brisket, slow...

May 18, 2020

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Recently i have been researching and developing using shio koji in new applications, and decided i would give some desserts and sweet treats a go. 

Shio koji packs a large amount of umami flavour so i wanted to play on the sweet and savoury combination which has become...

May 14, 2020

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Working closely with our partner Herbafood, we have investigated the use of citrus fibre in vegan emulsions.

The use of citrus fibre allows us to achieve many benefits such as:

  • Fat reduction 

  • Salt reduction 

  • Sugar reduction 

  • Removal of starch and gums


May 13, 2020

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Is there a better way to start your day than with a flavoursome filling breakfast? 

Wild mushrooms already have such an incredible flavour, but what we have done here is elevate that even further by using shio koji. This has dramatically increased the natural umami to a...

May 6, 2020

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This is a classic, flavoursome sauce which delivers a nutty and creamy flavour with a slight heat kick. It's one of my favourites and I have been developing this recipe for a few weeks to get it perfect. 

I have used a couple of The Ingredients Consultancy's ingred...

April 8, 2020

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One of my all time favourite snacks, basically a much gooeyer, much cheesier, cheese and ham toastie with a fancy name.

What makes this dish special is the cheesy bechamel sauce that the toastie is smothered in.

At The Ingredients Consultancy we are lucky enough to work...

April 7, 2020

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The Ingredients Consultancy are lucky to work closely with Hanamaruki, the second largest miso producer in the world, with the best miso on the market

Miso is a well known ingredient for its many uses: 

  • Salt reduction 

  • Flavour enhancement, through its high level...

March 26, 2020

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As the demand for vegan products is increasing at an exponential rate we are always working closely with our production partners to create new ingredients to supply to the vegan manufacturers.

Our latest ingredient from our partner Jeneil is a real game changer!

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