The Essential Ingredient strives to inspire better cooks by providing the finest quality ingredients and professional cooking equipment sourced from around the world. Get your kitchen winter-ready with some of these essentials from The Essential Ingredient.
The Essential Ingredient Drinking Chocolate: A delicious blend of ethically sourced 45% West African chocolate and Australian cane sugar, this drinking chocolate is free of additives, dairy, gluten, or artificial fillers. This luxurious blend was selected for its wonderful flavour profile; it is rich, sweet, and carries subtle notes of maple and vanilla. A comforting delicious warm drink mixed with full cream, nut or soy milk, or used to make an intense chocolate thick shake.
The Essential Ingredient Black Garlic Salt: Organic Australian garlic which has been fermented to create a delicious and unique ingredient, full of umami with notes of molasses and balsamic vinegar. Dried and added to Australian salt to create a heady seasoning, full of impact.
La Dalia Smoked Paprika Flakes: While paprika is made by crushing smoked peppers into the fine powder, these Spanish-made flakes retain a coarse texture that adds bursts of smokiness, flavour, heat and colour to food. Available in hot and sweet.
The Essential Ingredient Candied Yuzu Peel: Brilliant lemon, mandarin and grapefruit character make the candied peel of this prized Japanese fruit perfect for curds, cakes, biscuits and preserves.
The Essential Ingredient Candied Iyokan Peel: With intense bitter orange notes, the peel of this Japanese mandarine/tangerine hybrid is ideal for sorbets, granitas, curds, cakes and tarts.
The Essential Ingredient Hulled Hemp Seeds: A raw source of protein, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. Use as a topping for yoghurt, breakfast cereals and salad bowls or add to muffin and slice recipes.
Tomani Yuzu Juice: With a flavour like a cross between lemon, mandarin, and grapefruit, Yuzu is an integral part of Japanese cooking. An essential ingredient in ponzu sauce and yuzu-kosho (a spicy seasoning), but also perfect for dressings and desserts.
Tasmanian Food Co. Shima Wasabi Powder: Made from 100% wasabi grown in Tasmania, just add water to create a paste that’s perfect with sushi and sashimi, or wonderful added to mayonnaise and dressings.
I Due Pastori Wholemeal Pasta: Produced with wholemeal flour, and using tradition techniques, this quality pasta is superbly textured and highly nutritious. Unlike inferior pastas, I Due Pastori pasta isn’t cooked when dried, making it easier to achieve the desirable al dente bite.
Fattorie Giacobazzi White Wine Vinegar: Made in Italy using traditional methods, this vinegar is crisp and dry with distinctive characters of Pinot Grigio wine. Use to dress salads and vegetables or to deglaze cooking pans.
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