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The Essential Ingredient Newcastle

Cooking is our passion at The Essential Ingredient Newcastle. We have the kitchenware, the specialty foods, and the in-house expertise to fuel your inspiration and take your inner foodie to new heights. Whether you’re a kitchen beginner or a seasoned pro, we have the gear and guidance to take you to another level.

Find us in the Junction Fair Shopping Centre, on the corner of Glebe Road and Union Street.

With our fantastic range of quality food, cookware and culinary books, backed up by our cooking school and cheese counter, we really are a one-stop cook’s shop- topped off with service that is second-to-none.

Supporting the Essential Ingredient during COVID-19

Our hours might have reduced but our passion for cooking has not! We have all you could need during this difficult time and we are here to help you bake, roast, cook, create, stew, fry and eat your way through isolation! 

If you would like a contact free purchase, simply call our shop on (02) 4926 1991. 

Need more information? Send us an email to admin@essentialingredientnewc.com or leave a message on our answering machine.

Or would you prefer to visit us in person? We have all the expected hygiene practices in place to ensure safety for staff and customers.



Upcoming Cooking Classes & Events

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August 2017

September 2017

9th Sep

Traditional Pasta & Sauces

10th Sep

Passion for Pastry

18th Sep

Pizza Napoli

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