Mexican Chilli Crab with Guanjillo Chilli

Guanjillo Chilli

The Guanjillo chilli is a delicate mild & fruity chilli with delicious scents of dried berries & green tea. …

What we are baking: Our Iranian Pistachios in Baklava with Rose Syrup

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This week at the Prahran store we are sharing #whatwearebaking & we’re featuring nuts, honeys & citrus.

Our …


Essential Guide to Perfect Roast Potatoes

The perfect roast potato is a thing of simple beauty. It may not be the focus of the meal, particularly when served alongside a glorious roast chicken or a rosemary-prickled leg of lamb, but a celebratory feast isn’t complete without it.

That perfect, golden crust that almost glints in the light, with a …

Mexican Dried Chillies

The Versatile Chilli: Mexican dried chillies

They add warmth, sweetness & a depth of flavour unlike anything else so it’s fair to say that a lot of our winter inspiration comes from our Mexican chillies.

We stock an extensive range, each with very different characteristics. Take a look here to understand not just the heat …

Alfajores: luscious dulce de leche sandwiched between two biscuits.

Dulce de Leche

Alfajores: luscious dulce de leche sandwiched between two biscuits.

Dulce de Leche. Even the name is rich and thick, rolling off the tongue like smooth caramel.

Originating from Argentina, Dulce de Leche is a rich, …

Enric Rovira Chocolate #NEW

#New Enric Rovira Chocolates – Xoco Collection

Enric Rovira is one the most innovating of Barcelona’s growing tribe of chocolate makers. Each of his unique creations is not only a work of art in form, but in taste as well.


Having grown up surrounded by sweets in his father’s pastry shop, today Enric uses chocolate as …

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The Essential Ingredient Goose Fat

Nigella Lawson famously claims:

“It’s the best fat for roasting potatoes in the whole world… nothing beats goose fat for crunchy, sweet roast potatoes.”

Goose fat roasted potatoes are sublime- golden and crunchy without being greasy- because of the high smoke point of the fat, allowing the use of a …