We’ve sourced a range of mild to superhot chilli seeds from chillis around the world, to allow you to grow your own range of exotic chillis. They come in packs of 10 seeds, vacuum sealed with growing instructions for the beginner chilli grower. Check them out in our Shop
A twist on a classic drink by Dan Sullivan from Montage Bar The Red Snapper was created in what became Harry’s New York Bar in Paris. The owner thought the drink too crude and changed the gin to vodka and called it a Bloody Mary (less crude?) Rim the glass with lime and dip in […]
Article published in the Manukau Courier….The owner of Culley’s Sauces and Salts has transferred most of his production to the $17 million facility, which has a variety of industrial-sized specialist cooking equipment. The Mangere-based centre was set up by the Ministry of Economic Development and Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development to foster growth in the […]
This is a simple recipe from Andrew & Lisa at Mahurangi Oysters – good friends of ours. This recipe truly brings out the flavour of a freshly shucked Mahurangi Oyster for all you oyster lovers out there. 20 Mahurangi Oysters freshly shucked 5 slices of organic rye bread Butter and a squeeze of lemon Freshly […]
Culleys was recently announced as Best Emerging Small Business at the Westpac Business Awards. It was a reflection of the rapid growth Chris and the team at Culleys has experienced over the last 12 months. Expanding from local markets to national Supermarkets and evolving the product range to be much wider than just chilli sauces […]
The Cajun Hot Sauce Festival in Louisiana, USA also awarded us “Best Label” for our “No. 1” sauce bottle. First !!
The Cajun Hot Sauce Festival, was held April 12 – 14 this year in West Iberia, Louisiana, in the deep south of the USA. Our “Mexican Chipotle” sauce was awarded second place in the highly competitive chipotle sauce category, we were stoked!!
HUGE news for us!! The NZ Food Awards have been running since 1987, with winners ranging from iconic New Zealand brands like Wattie’s to the French-inspired artisan Paneton Bakery. The annual awards, hosted by Massey University, are the premier competition for New Zealand food producers. From more than 100 entries, 43 finalists were selected across […]
We were very happy to impress the judges of the Cuisine Artisan Awards with our hot sauces, resulting in a win for our Green Chile! According to Cuisine Magazine “The judging panel was impressed by the discernibly different chilli flavours evident in Chris Cullen’s Culley’s sauces, and in particular the Green Chilè version. It delivers […]
Many thanks to Warren Elwin for this fantastic recipe – the real deal!! Warren describes himself as chef, painter, design director, photographer and contributor to Bite magazine. We love him!! To make the mince : 1. Roughly chop; 1 onion, 1 spring onion, 1 stalk of celery, and a big handful of fresh coriander. Blitz […]
Big Jim, a chilli hailing from New Mexico, USA, is in the Guinness Book of Records as producing the biggest chilli pods, frequently producing chillies over a foot in length!
Drinking water will not help relieve the burning sensation of chillies! Drinking milk or eating yoghurt is the best method of relieving pain. Sadly, drinking beer is one of the worst things you can do … but somehow I think we will still be ordering beers with our curries!
Did you know …. Chillies are a Superfood that contain more vitamin C than oranges and lots of antioxidants as well!!
The Carolina Reaper pepper, developed, bred and grown by Ed Currie and his company The Pucker Butt Pepper Company in the USA, is well on course to take the title of the World’s Hottest Chilli. To create a stable new variety takes many seasons of growing the plant, selecting the seed and re-growing, and Ed […]
“At Monterey our aim is to source and showcase as much of Auckland’s talents on our menu as possible. From its fantastic wines, prime cuts of ethically reared cattle to its beautiful fruits and vegetables. Now we can showcase another fantastic product through Culley’s chilli sauce, first spotted at at Clevedon Market and later through […]
A delish recipe from a great chef and friend of ours, Dan Pearson (Egg & Spoon Pop Up Restaurants) Ingredients Shucked Clevedon oysters Culleys Smoked Hickory Sauce Streaky bacon White onion Sea salt Method Grill bacon until crisp then cool and drain on paper towel. Slice white onion, roll in seasoned flour and shallow […]
Here’s the recipe for my all time favourite … BUFFALO WINGS! Makes me think of summer. Wing Marinade 1kg chicken nibbles 3 Tbsp butter, melted 4 Tbsp Culley’s Hot Sauce (I Use Trinidad Scorpion I like it Hot!) 1 Tbsp paprika (smoked is best) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Marinade the chicken nibbles […]
We love getting customer feedback .. this is from a Mum with a boy named Culley! Hi Chris! Thanks for the shirt and sauce! He was thrilled when he opened to package today!! The jumping up and down and screaming:-) He said “I don’t usually use sauce but when I do it’s Culley sauce!” Thanks […]
This is very easy and a great party meal. Ingredients 1kg Pork Shoulder – bone out is better 1 Bottle ‘Culley’s Chipotle Hot Sauce’ Water, Salt & Pepper 12 Pack Culley’s Tortilla’s Method Wash the pork shoulder and place it in the slow cooker on high. Add 3/4 bottle of ‘Culley’s Chipotle Hot Sauce’ and […]
This makes a great side dish for your BBQ. Cook some penne pasta and add olives, capers, cherry tomatoes and sliced Hungarian salami. Add Culley’s Harissa and stir through. Just before serving drizzle with a little olive oil.
I bought some of your sauces at the Clevedon farmer’s market, and they were the highlight of my purchases that day. As someone who grows about ten different sorts of chillis every year, I think I know my way around chilli and sauces. (I even grow “tabascos” and make my own version of McIlhenny’s sauce.) […]
For a Morrocan touch to your meal add a tablespoon or two of Culley’s Harissa to a mix of roast vegetables five minutes before the end of cooking. Great with vegetables such as eggplant, capsicum, zucchini and potatoes.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Try some Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs! Serves 2 Ingredients 100 grams Smoked Salmon 5-6 Free Range Eggs 50ml cream or milk salt & Pepper Fresh cut parlsey Whole grain sliced bread Method Quickly whisk your eggs with the salt & pepper. Make perfectly soft scrambled eggs, […]
What’s for dinner? Fish Taco’s! Serves 4 Ingredients: 400grams of snapper or gurnard 1 Packet Culley’s fresh Tortilla 50ml Culley’s Green Chile Hot Sauce Cabbage, Carrot, Onion, Fresh Parsley 3 T Aioli or Mayonnaise. To make: Season the fish first with salt & pepper, then cut the fish into strips & quickly pan fry until […]
Try these easy & delicious Beef Chilli burgers for dinner tonight .. Serves 4 Ingredients 450g beef mince 30ml tomato sauce 10ml Culleys Chipotle sauce Salt and Pepper Ciabatta buns Red kidney beans, red pepper, orange pepper, spring onions Tomato dressing Method 1 Place the ingredients for the burger patties in a large bowl and […]