Own your own part of The Essential Ingredient

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Passionate about food? Keen to run your own business from the front line and spend your days inspiring better cooking?

We’re looking …

Giacobazzi Vinegars

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There’s vinegars and then there’s vinegars. Like many products that are made at differing levels – from commercial to artisan – a good, balanced full-flavoured carefully made vinegar has the …

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Le Vinaigre de Banyuls

A good vinegar calls firstly for a great wine.

Banyuls vinegar, from the charming French seaside town of Banyuls-Sur-Mer, comes from one of the world’s finest wines resulting in one of the world’s finest vinegars.

The vinegar is aged for four years in oak barrels, exposed to …

Bomba: the best rice for Paella

Paella is a perfect dish to create for entertaining and celebrations. The visual drama of the Paella pan abundant with rice, meats, seafoods and vegetables; the crunchy crust that forms on the base of the pan to add to the layered textures and the fresh seasonal flavours.  We love Paella!

The origins of Paella came out of necessity and practicality, cooking …

Wattle Day

Today is National Wattle Day.

Not only does the wattle tree give us beautiful flowers and the sweet scent of spring in the air, it also gives us the wonderful wattleseed.

Why not celebrate by whipping up a delicious wattleseed dish?

With aromas of coffee, chocolate and hazelnut, roasted and ground wattleseed is very versatile and can …

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Father’s Day Wishlist

Is your dad a willing participant or a spectator in the kitchen? Either way, we’ve got him covered this Father’s Day with a selection of gift boxes, books and cooking classes to celebrate with on Sunday, September 4.
Bookish Dad 

We have all the cook books and food books a dad could hope for.

Barbecues, seafoods, cheeses, vegetables, fermenting, preserving – …

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Change the date to join Mr Carsisi

 
 Our dinner with chef Matt Fegan of Mr Carsisi has     had a date  change. 
Kyneton is now coming to Prahran on Monday September 12 when Matt will cook and serve a five-course dinner upstairs in our cooking school and talk you through the layered cuisine of the …