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What is a Tracklement?

Posted by Bea Davis on Feb 15, 2017 4:43:00 PM

A tracklement is a savoury condiment (for example a mustard, relish or chutney), especially one served with meat.  Coined in its current sense by the English cookery writer Dorothy Hartley in her book Food in England in 1954, but probably derived from a similar dialect word with variant spellings (e.g. tranklement, tanchiment) used before that date across North and Central England and meaning "ornaments, trinkets; bits of things".

We offer a classic variety of authentic British tracklements:

  • Fresh Mint Jelly- Sweet mint jelly with a hint of lemony tartness.
  • Traditional Mint Sauce- A more potent and less sweet mint concentrate with cider vinegar.
  • Strong Horseradish Cream- Pungent horseradish sauce mellowed by fresh cream.
  • Cranberry, Port and Orange Sauce- Tart sauce with cranberries, orange zest, and Port.
  • Spiced Plum Chutney- Chutney containing Stanley plums.
  • Apple and Cider Brandy Chutney- Kentish Bramley apples and a liberal measure of Somerset cider brandy.

Think about the pairings!  Hot or cold roasted meats, mature cheeses, meat pies, toasted sandwiches ....  or Duck Breast with Plum Chutney!  See the assortment.Duck Breasts in Plum Sauce with Tracklements Plum Chutney_1.jpg

Topics: condiments

Savory and Sweet For Your Pantry: Sugar Cubes, Honey, and Chickpea Flour

Posted by Bea Davis on Nov 5, 2014 2:13:16 PM

Thousand Flower Honey


A convenient 11# bulk plastic pail of our delicious Brover honey.


La Perruche Sugar Cubes


These irregular-shaped sugar lumps of a warm golden colour caress the senses with a touch of caramel and a hint of vanilla and are a marvellous complement to tea, coffee or herbal infusions.


Chickpea Flour


Chickpea flour—also known as besan, gram flour,  garbanzo bean flour and cici bean flour—is popular in Middle Eastern and Indian cooking and baking. Use it in dishes like falafel, hummus, socca, farinata, papadums and pakoras. It is also a wonderful ingredient for gluten free baking. Try it in crackers, pizza crusts, and breads. Chickpea flour also works well in cakes or quick breads with strong flavors like chocolate and pumpkin. It can also be used to thicken soups, sauces, or gravies. Use garbanzo bean flour to replace up to 25% of the flour in your baking to increase protein and fiber.

Topics: condiments

Savora Mustard from France

Posted by Bea Davis on Dec 9, 2013 5:29:58 PM

The recipe of Savora mustard dates back to 1899. The French are partial to this unique condiment, made of mustard seeds, cinnamon, Cayenne pepper, nutmeg, curcuma, cloves, celery, garlic, tarragon, vinegar and a touch of honey. Savora is great to accompany meat, fish and vegetables.

Savora is made by Amora, the French condiment leader. Amora mustards have been produced since the 1930's.



Topics: condiments, New Products