Francois Doucet confectionary

Surrounded by the beauty of the Provincial countryside, a family of fruit growers and artisan confectionary makers in the south of France combine their talents to produce a spectacular range of confectionary treats.

For the chocolate range, local fruits and nuts are enrobed in gianduja (a rich combination of chocolate and hazelnut paste) and praline, then finished in gorgeously coloured chocolate candy.

Beautifully packaged, …

Vista Alegre ‘Rocco’ range now available

Since its introduction to The Essential Ingredient stores in 2011, the Vista Alegre range of fine porcelain has proven to be one of our most consistently popular products.

We are now thrilled to add the Rocco range, a more classically-inspired range of fine porcelain that exemplifies Vista Alegre’s prestigious reputation for excellence and unmatched quality in porcelain.