In addition to the large variety of quality food, cookware and tableware products for which The Essential Ingredient is known for, our Orange store stocks a range of locally produced foods and ingredients. All of our local brands are sourced within 100 miles of our store.
Made right here in Orange, The Smoking Brothers create a range of barbecue sauces. The Maple BBQ can be used as a sauce or marinade. Perfect with pork or beef.
Try the smoky chipotle ketchup or chipotle hot sauce on burgers, hot dogs & chips.
The spice rub is ideal on everything- poultry, red meats, seafood & vegetables.
Made in Cowra, Virginia produces a delicious range of condiments & sauces. Her products are great to use as a mid-week meals, salad dressings, to add to cheese boards, over desserts, on sandwiches & in tarts.
Produced in Yass + Billimari, La Barre produce an extensive range of finishing vinegars & infused olive oils. The finishing vinegars are ideal drizzled over roasted vegetables & salads.
This award winning premium cold extracted Extra Virgin Olive Oil is produced on a small grove situated at Borenore. The olives are harvested at their peak & processed immediately producing a fresh fruity oil with an intense flavour.
Award Winning Olive Olives from Rylstone. We are currently stocking Cudgegong, Crooked River & Organic.
Only the finest quality olives are selected to produce Alto Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Choose from delicate or robust.
The neutral taste of Auzure Canola Oil brings dishes to life & is ideal for stir frying, shallow frying & deep frying.
Mustard seed oils with a spicy flavour which are excellent for stir fries, curries, pickles, fish & salads.
Local verjus? Yes please! Verjus is the juice extracted from the unripe grapes & is excellent used as a salad dressing or for deglazing. Use when a recipe calls for lemon juice.
We stock a ride range of Paling Yards including their salad dressings, extra virgin olive oils & dukkah.
Locally made in Mudgee. Choose from saffron honey, macadamia crunch, honeycomb or white stringy bark.
An Indian Curry Paste, Brinjal Pickle & Tomato Kasaundi made in Millthorpe, from a recipe passed down through generations. Use to make curries, dahl, add to rice dishes & roast vegetables.
A honey supplier from Blayney, only 40km from Orange. We stock 400gm jars & 1kg buckets.
A delicious range of rocky roads, biscuits, cake mixes & preserves from Katoomba. There is something for everyone in the Whisk & Pin range.
Zokoko are dedicated to making amazing bean to bar chocolate, reflective of its origin. Zokoko chocolate has a depth of flavour that is both rich & intense but incredibly satisfying. They source the finest cacao beans from around the world and use traditional artisan methods to make their chocolate unique. We are loving the Mbingu Tanzania 52% chocolate bar.
The cacao beans are sourced from Vanuatu & the team from Spencer Cocoa in Mudgee then turn it into a delicious chocolate bar. Available in milk or dark.
Fish River Roasters are roasted in Bathurst. We stock a selection of their blends in whole bean, espresso or plunger grind. Their drinking chocolate is also a staff favourite!
These pickled walnuts are sourced from Mt Irvine, Blue Mountains. They have a delicious refreshing flavour. Use with cold meats, braises, steaks & potatoes. Add to cheese boards, sandwiches, kebabs, salads & on top of pizza.
Small Acres apple cider vinegar is is made from fresh pressed apple juice, naturally fermented & naturally matured in French oak barrels for 48 months. Apple cider vinegar has many uses in the kitchen.
We also stock their non-alcoholic cider.
A range of jams & chutneys, handmade in the Blue Mountains. We absolutely adore the 100gm jars. Not only are they the perfect size to take on picnics but they are illustrated by the very talented artist, Meredith Gaston.
All Just Homegrown ingredients that are used in their jams, chutneys & sauces are naturally produced seasonal fruits & vegetables, from the rich volcanic soils of Mt Canobolas.
Rosnay was created by the Statham family in 1997, and produces certified organic wines, olives, and figs. Our favourite product is their fig preserve. We love to spread it on sourdough & top with crumbled goats cheese.
Each tea mix has been handcrafted in Mudgee from organic, premium loose leaf tea which id sourced locally & internationally.
The mixers are presented in stunning eco-friendly glass test tubes with cork stoppers. Each tube contains 15-20 cups of tea.
Some of our favourite blends include Netflix & chill, Frankie says relax, Good vibes only.
If you haven’t yet tried Aunty Rinn’s free range eggs from Millthorpe, you need to! Perfect for devilled eggs, eggs benedict & your weekend baking.