Plating up: the secrets of food presentation

Open your nearest cookbook. Turn on the Food Channel.  Peek in the window of the ‘hatted’ restaurant down your street. All the beautiful dishes, immaculately presented, have something in common; beautiful, large plates.

Presentation, any chef will tell you, is vital to every finished dish. While the taste of the dish may forgive lacklustre presentation, setting down a creative, well laid-out …

The Essential Ingredient Whiteware Collection

The Essential Ingredient provides all the quality ingredients, professional cookware and inspiration you need to create better cooking.

With the Essential Whiteware range, our own collection of exclusively designed dinnerware, your meals will be presented more memorably than ever as well.

The range is designed for its versatility, each piece a striking addition to your table either alone or paired with other pieces …