Thursday, 24 April 2014

Knorr Flavour Pots Review







Knorr have recently launched the new Flavour Pot range and invited me to try them out. The new pots have been developed by Cameron Healy, one of the team of professional chefs that work with Knorr, they are a blend of herbs and spices in a drop of oil in each pot. There is a curry, a chilli, a garlic, a mixed herb and a peppercorn pot.



Knorr sent me some ingredients along with the Flavour pots and invited me to a challenge, to cook using the pots and so like the Masterchef Invention test, I got my thinking cap on and started to plan.

The Flavour pots can be used in hot and cold dishes, so soups, casseroles, curries, salads etc, they can also be used as a marinade.

My eyes rested on the curry pot first as you know my fondness for spice. I decided I wanted to make a curry using the okra, which I have never tried and decided to go with a fast stove top chicken dish.

To complement the curry, I used the kale and coconut to whip up a vegetable spicy side dish. 


I have also used the mixed herb pot and a garlic pot in place of dried herbs  and cloved garlic to make my usual spaghetti bolognese and it gave a real fresh and more punchy taste.

What I love about the Flavour pots are the ease of use, no fiddly chopping, no garlicky fingers and I also loved playing with the combinations, using a chilli pot with the curry pot gives a fab extra kick for those who like a bit more fire.

Check out the recipes below.

Chicken and Okra curry

http://www.giventodistractingothers.co.uk/2014/04/chicken-and-okra-curry.html




Kale Foogath
http://www.giventodistractingothers.co.uk/2014/04/kale-foogath.html

Knorr provided me with the Flavour Pots and ingredients to make the recipes.

15 comments:

  1. I'm not a fan of Okra but I think you have made it look interesting Jo. These flavour pots seem like a good idea!

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    1. Not sure how it tastes on its own. But worked curried. Thanks for commenting x

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  2. I am still messing around with the flavour pots. I need to cook more! The concept seems good though

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  3. I thought they were just an expensiveish gimmick until I read your review ! Will be using them soon !

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  4. Not used the flavour pots but have used the stock pots which are nice. Going to give these a try, thanks.

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  5. i tried these for the first time last week in a stew and they really bought the flavor out well

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  6. I have heard of these before and would really like to try them out

    kirstyjfox [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  7. the peppercorn ones sound good!

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  8. Flavour shots by Schwartz taste better if you look at ingredients on knorr pots they contain no herbs.

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  9. I've not seen these before, but I'll be looking out for the garlic flavour!

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  10. Worth a try!
    Felicity kelly

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  11. Looks lovely. I'll try it with qourn.

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