Escargot; a French icon

Few ingredients are as iconically ‘French’ as escargot. Simply the French translation of ‘snails’, escargot has been considered a culinary luxury in Western Europe since the days of the Roman Empire.

Traditionally, French snails are served with herbed garlic butter and eaten from decorative shells, though there are many other delicious iterations. Perhaps the most famous contemporary dish featuring snails …

Buy Bamix stick mixers in Australia

Bamix is a name that has long been synonymous with quality.

While many other hand blenders have appeared (and disappeared) from the market, the Bamix has been a kitchen fixture for generations.

Created in Switzerland in 1954- the first of its kind- it was named ‘Bamix’ as an abbreviation of ‘battre et mixer’, French for ‘beat and mix’.

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Cake decorating ingredients and equipment

Looking for cake making or cake decorating tools and ingredients in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Newcastle, Albury or Orange? The Essential Ingredient is your essential Australian cake decorating destination.

We stock a wide variety of ingredients and tools that help make your decorative cakes and desserts even more spectacular.

From cake tins and dessert moulds …