The Essential Ingredient, South Melbourne is Go!


Our new shop is open. We are shouting it from the rooftops (or from the shop floor at least!).



The Essential Ingredient, South Melbourne opened it’s doors late last week and while it’s a smaller space than our Prahran store, our passion and the quality of our products is as strong as ever.


Here’s a look through the shop and some of the products on …

The Essential Guide to Salt

The Essential Ingredient stocks a wide variety of salt products, sourced from Australia and quality international producers. To explore the range visit your nearest The Essential Ingredient store or shop online for delivery to anywhere in Australia.

Salt is one of nature’s finest preservatives and is one of the basic tastes detected by our tongues. Salt has …