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  • flour All you knead is dough Molini Pizzuti has been making flour in the Italian province of Salerno since 1953. In Italy the flour is graded depending upon high fine it is. Try the ’00’ flour next time you make bread, pasta or pizza. For something different on...
  • brownies Double Chocolate Macadamia Brownies Brownies are probably one of the first things I ever learnt to cook because lets face it, who doesn’t love a good brownie?  I can vividly remember the cover of the Australian Womens Weekly cookbook which we used. From...
  • Havanna-DL1-300 Dulce de Leche has arrived! Dulce de leche (translatted to ‘milk candy’) is originally from Argentina but is now also very popular in all parts of the Spanish- speaking world. It is made by slowly cooking sweetened milk with a touch of vanilla, until it turns into...
  • cake Gewurzhaus + Irish Apple Cake Recipe + Competition Fresh from their beautiful spice stores of Melbourne & Sydney, comes our exciting new range of spice, sugar & salt blends from Gewurzhaus. Our fantastic new range of high quality blends are full of flavour, make wonderful gifts &...
  • maya sunny honey Maya Sunny Honey A few of us from the Orange store were lucky enough to celebrate Lolli Redini’s 15th Birthday during Orange F.O.O.D Week, earlier this month. Over 5 hours we were served 8 courses, all paired with beautiful local wines. It...
  • icecream pic Mint Choc-Chip, Vanilla, Boysenberry… what’s your favourite ice-cream? As we get closer to the end of summer (unfortunately), I know my way of cooking will change. Less salads, more roasted vegetables. Less sandwiches, more soups & I can not wait for the slow cooking to start. But, my...
  • Otto Mum’s The Word part 1 It’s nearly that time again of the year where we thank our Mums for being so unbelievably awesome. We’ve come up with a few really easy but super impressive ideas for what you can cook for Mum this Mothers...
  • sign Mum’s The Word Part 2 We’ve come up with our top 10 Mothers Day gift ideas, to treat Mum on Sunday 10th May.  10. Wellington Apiary Honey Bundle for something sweet  9. Anything from Dreamfarm!!! 8. Koko Black chocolates… and hope that she shares 7....
  • paella Perfect Paella As spring weather is upon us and summer in clear view, it’s time to take our love of food and entertaining into the great outdoors. Reward your slow cookers with a well deserved rest; it’s time to bring out...
  • Glace Fruit TEI Glace Fruit Our huge selection of glace fruit is now in stock for all your baking needs. Think beyond the traditional Christmas cakes to biscuits, muffins and slices. Home-made rocky road makes a great end-of-year present for teachers. The majority of...
  • OrangeFoodWeek_350 The Essential Ingredient celebrates Orange FOOD Week Orange, a few hours West of Sydney, is one of Australia’s most exciting food destinations. A hub of quality food and wine production, it’s a natural home for one of our stores. Once a year, the already-buzzing culinary heart...
  • The Essential Ingredient Orange Set in the heart of New South Wales’ central west food and wine region, The Essential Ingredient Orange is proud to be a part of the area’s proud food industry. Local products include Paling Yards extra virgin olive oils...
  • pancakes The Perfect Pancake Is the first pancake you cook always a throw away? Well it doesn’t need to be. Try our never-fail pancake recipe with some of our decadent topping ideas. We hear it’s going to be a pretty cold & miserable...
  • dreamfarm1 We love Dreamfarm! Dreamfarm gadgets & utensils have become one of our most popular ranges & it’s not hard to see why. From the Smood to the Teafu, their inventions are brilliant & useful. We caught up with Kate from Dreamfarm to find out how they...
  • ts pic What’s on your Christmas Table? I’m not sure about you, but the minute Summer is here, I declare it ‘Entertaining Season’. My food menu for Christmas day is set and now I’m focusing on the table setting. We’ve come up with a few necessities for...
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