Mapuche Spice Blend

Mapuche spice mix full

The Essential Ingredient Mapuche Spice Blend (‘Merken’) is available now from your nearest …

10 Ways to use our Turkish dried roses


These new fragrant rose petals and buds have just hit our shelves from Turkey. They can add a subtle fragrance to …


Our new cinnamon & a recipe for Sri Lankan coconut pudding

NEW Ceylon cinnamon quills

This new Ceylon cinnamon just hit our shelves and prompted a #ThrowbackThursday favourite from Peter Kuruvita

Ceylon cinnamon has long been prized for its mild, delicate, sweet flavours.  More subtle & complex than the spicy flavour of cassia cinnamon varieties (commonly from China …

Fungi Collage

Of the earth: Our quality dried funghi

Sometimes the best flavours come from things that are straight from the earth. Or, as in this case, carefully selected and then dried to maintain integrity & intensify flavour. As with all dry products, convenient year-round access is key, but dried mushrooms also offer an intensity of flavour that can …


Earl Grey perfection

The Essential Ingredient Earl Grey Tea, part of our collection of quality Sri Lankan teas, is available now.

The history of earl grey tea is steeped in mystery (pun intended), but while the true origins of it may be vague and unclear, its status as one of the world’s favourite teas …


The Essential Ingredient Flatbread

You’ve bought the finest cheeses, assembled a breathtaking assortment of charcuterie, made a selection of delicious dips from glorious fresh produce…

Don’t be let down by a sub-par cracker.

The Essential Ingredient Flatbread, made in Australia, has aromatic rosemary rolled into the crisp, fine leaves to enhance the …


WIN a copy of Sharing Puglia

Thanks to Hardie Grant Books, we have three copies of Sharing Puglia to give away.

To enter, simply email and tell us your favourite Italian recipe.

Use the subject line ‘Sharing Puglia’ and be sure to include your full name, phone number and postal address.

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