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Salted Fish Strawberry Sambal And 7 Other Artisanal Spreads You Need In Your Life Now

Warning: You may just find yourself adding one too many jars of soursop jam and chipotle hummus on this week's grocery list.

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1. Michelle’s Artisan Fruit Spread

Made from an exciting range of fruity ingredients, the spreads are cooked in the natural juices of the fruits and are kept free from artificial additives.

Flavours include Roselle & Apple, Soursop, Mango & Passionfruit, Persimmon, Dragon Fruit with Rose, as well as the seasonal Banana & Durian.

Michelle’s Artisan Fruit Spreads are available at Cold Storage outlets in Solaris Mont Kiara, The Gardens, and 1 Utama; and Jasons Food Hall in Bangsar Shopping Centre. You can also buy them online at Freshcart.

For more photos, check them out on Facebook. You can also reach them at 012-324 8287 or 012-238 8387, or via e-mail at [email protected]

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2. Nuts Enough

If you've been salivating over yummy-looking nut butters on your Pinterest feed, you're probably gonna go erm, nuts over Nuts Enough's jars of natural goodness!

Flavours include Maple Cinnamon Almond, Cookie Dough Almond, Cookie Dough Cashew, and the smooth, bittersweet Dark Chocolate Cashew.

The nut spreads are available at Village Grocer outlets in Bangsar Village, Mont Kiara, and Sunway Giza; Jaya Grocer outlets in Jaya 33, USJ 21, Mutiara Tropicana, Empire Subang, and The Intermark; Ben's Independent Grocer in Publika; and The Red Cherry in The School, Jaya One. You can also buy them online here.

For more photos, check them out on Facebook and Instagram. You can also reach them at [email protected].

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3. Hummus Co

The Hummus Co founders gained their love for gourmet hummus during their years abroad, and decided to share their passion for creamy blended chickpeas with fellow Malaysians. Despite the rich, intense flavours, each hummus pot is kept gluten-free and preservative-free.

Their hummus flavours include Tangy Jalapeño, Smoky Chipotle, Spicy Sriracha, Greek Olive, Roasted Garlic, Classic Pesto, and Rich Sun-Dried Tomato. They also have non-hummus flavours under their Modern Pantry line, including Baba Ghanoush and Mexican Black Bean.

The spreads are available at Village Grocer outlets in Bangsar Village and Mont Kiara; Jaya Grocer outlets in Jaya 33, Presto in Avenue K, Ben's Independent Grocer in Publika, and Hero Market in TTDI.

For more photos, check them out on Facebook and Instagram. You can also reach them at [email protected].

4. Mangolicious

For a true tropical taste, give these homemade mango jams and chutneys a try!

Jam flavours include the original Mango, Mango with Pineapple, and Mango Kaya. For something savoury, try the Mango Chutney.

These Mangolicious goodies are available at The Red Cherry in The School, Jaya One. You can also buy them online at Freshcart.

For more photos, check them out on Facebook and Instagram. You can also reach them at 012-330 7848 or via e-mail at [email protected].

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5. Abang Strawberry

Based in Cameron Highlands, Abang Strawberry turns fresh-from-the-farm strawberries into jams and interestingly, sambal as well!

Flavours include Strawberry Jam, Strawberry Sambal, and the legendary Salted Fish Strawberry Sambal. Yes, you read that right; spicy strawberry spread with ikan masin exists in this world!

If you're not planning on a trip to the highlands any time soon, you can also grab these strawberry spreads from the Shah Alam-based Sweet Treats Boutique Cafe and Hotspot by Irina in Seremban.

For more photos, check Abang Strawberry out on Facebook and Instagram. To get in touch, give them a ring at 016-530 6512 or via e-mail at [email protected].

6. Nicole's Kitchen

Here's another idea for homemade fruits jams! Nicole's Kitchen spreads are made from all-natural ingredients, without the addition of artificial flavours, colours, and pesky preservatives.

Jam flavours include Mango Lime, Apple Rose, Strawberry, and Pineapple Lime.

Keen on a jar or two? Drop them a message via Facebook.

You can also reach them at 018- 327 1450 or via e-mail at [email protected].

Image via foodiotkk
Image via foodiotkk

7. Five & Two Foods (non-halal)

Bacon fans are sure to appreciate Five & Two's homemade range of gourmet porcine-inspired goodness!

Their signature Bacon Jam has gained a huge following, and other much-loved flavours include Bacon Jam with Jack Daniel's, Bacon Jam with Stout, and Bacon Sambal. For something sweet, try the Old-Fashioned Orange Marmalade and the irresistible Cookie Butter.

Five & Two Foods' goods are available at Ben's Independent Grocer in Publika, but you can also order them online.

For more photos, check them out on Facebook and Instagram. To get in touch with them, ring them at 019-237 7904 or 019-277 1573 and [email protected].

8. Peanut Butter Factory

These homemade nutty butters are done in small batches, with health benefits kept as a priority. Peanut Butter Factory fans can look forward to no added oil, no heaping amounts of sugar, and no preservatives in their ooey-gooey jars.

Their signature peanut butters come in both smooth and chunky, while their flavoured peanut butters include Kaya, Cranberry, and Chocolate Chip. For alternatives to peanut, try their Cashew Butter, Almond Butter, and the Hazelnut Chocolate.

To order, drop them a message via Facebook. You can also text them at 018-254 2338 or 012-6078 918, or reach them via e-mail at [email protected].

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