Vista Alegre Butterfly Parade

Since we began stocking a selection of products from Vista Alegre- one of the world’s most highly regarded fine porcelain manufacturers and a Portuguese institution- we’ve seen countless customers fall as in love with them as we are.

From their strikingly colourful tea and coffee cups to the modern asymmetry of the Karma Collection, these pieces have found countless …

Pordamsa fine porcelain tableware

The stunning Pordamsa porcelain range is now available in Australia, exclusively from The Essential Ingredient.

When it comes to tableware, sometimes it’s love at first sight.

Pordamsa porcelain makes an instant impression. Based in Spain, with over 35 years experience, Pordamsa creates pieces that are as unique and memorable as they are functional.

Though many of the designs are …

Vista Alegre fine porcelain from Portugal

The name Vista Alegre is synonymous with fine porcelain. Based near Ílhavo, north of Lisbon, in Portugal, the factory is located in an area rich with the natural elements essential for the manufacture of finest quality porcelain.

In production since 1815, Vista Alegre is dedicated to developing and preserving the art of hand-made porcelain, honouring the long-standing traditions …

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.