Penja White Pepper Is Back

October 7th, 2016

Steenbergs Penja pepper comes from a family farm in the Penja region of the Cameroon.  Bought in 1970 from a retiring French pineapple farmer, Salamon and then his son René have converted this 70 hectare plantation over the pepper growing during the 1980s when the pineapple market became saturated.  The plantation now only grows black […]

Spicy cookery with Sharmini at York Food & Drink Festival

September 26th, 2016

On Saturday 24th September, we savoured our first experience of York’s excellent Food & Drink Festival. Now in its 20th year, it hosts numerous tastings, workshops & events alongside a market full of delicious street food stalls and artisan producers. This year Steenbergs linked up with Sharmini Thomas, a well known local Indian cookery school […]

Win one of the Steenbergs New Taste of the Far East Gift Bags

September 21st, 2016


Dear BT, Are You Still There?

September 19th, 2016

Dear BT Please BT can we have our phone line back. You tried to transfer our phones to a new building (11 Hallikeld Close) last week but could not do the engineering work, so we arranged for a divert on our lines to a mobile; mobile signal is not great out here in the styx, but it […]

Our Telephone Nightmare

September 16th, 2016

Just to say, Steenbergs is still here and open for business.  But please email us, call us on 01765 640 101 or use our website – BT has, however, switched off our main phone line – a business nightmare – so we cannot even put a divert on to a mobile or the fax line […]

Chemical Analysis of Steenbergs Organic Rose Water

September 8th, 2016

We are often asked quite detailed technical questions about Steenbergs’ organic rose water.  In particular: What type of water is used? Tap water Is the water distilled water? Yes Does the water contain pesticides or heavy metals? No Firstly, the rose water is organic and distilled from organic rose petals picked and processed in the […]

Update on 11 Hallikeld Close

August 17th, 2016

Slow, very slow progress, since my June update.  Basically, it’s just been a staircase that meets building regulations and finishing off the mezzanine floor. But the white food-grade walls were delivered today from Hemsec Panel Technologies, so the new tea-packing room should constructed by Friday.  All we’ll then be waiting for is to complete the […]

Go Fresh with Meera Sodha’s new cookbook

July 25th, 2016

What strikes you first about Meera Sodha’s new cookbook FRESH INDIA, is the vibrant colour: orange and green for the cover and a bright pink inlay, intertwined with bold Indian prints and photos of mouth-watering cuisine. Following her successful debut book MADE IN INDIA, Meera’s second book, published by Fig Tree London (£20), is a […]

Win a Signed Copy of Meera Sodha’s new Cookbook Fresh India

July 11th, 2016

Enter our Competition to Win a Month’s Supply of Abel & Cole Veg Boxes

July 11th, 2016