We are second generation retailers with a difference; we source a wide range of gourmet products from local producers and Artisans from around the globe. Our gourmet food and homeware products are generally not found in your local supermarket.
Experience a wide range of gourmet products from local producers and artisans around the globe.
Our customers are referred to as people with refined or discriminating taste, people who are knowledgeable in the art and craft of food and food preparation, people who simply enjoy food and want the best ingredients and everyday cooks who experiment with new flavours and trends.
Create the perfect dish
We aim to help people enjoy the very best produce from mostly local artisans and some boutique brands. We are all about bringing the finest products to your home; hand crafted, loved and cared for and truly gourmet.
Our product range, sourced locally as well as internationally is extensive and unique, and not to be found on supermarket shelves!
Fromage and Charcuterie
One of our impressive gourmet ranges we have fresh in store are our wonderful cheeses and dips from top producers and artisans who have carefully churned, cared for and poured their hearts into for everyone to enjoy. We boast numerous French soft cheeses, a variety of blues and semi-hard to hard cheeses, both international and local with some carefully selected by renowned cheese connoisseur Will Studd. All found in the fridge area next to our very own Charcuterie. Here we feature a wide range of cured meats such as Serrano ham, local prosciutto, spicy and mild saucissons, prosciutto, pâtés, terrines and salmon mousse.
Cookbooks for all skills and cuisines
We can help you find the perfect gift and custom design hampers for the person who has everything or specific tastes. Choose from our top selling gift ideas which include; cheese boards, platters, teapots and infusers, spice grinders or various marble and wood serving boards and trendy servingware. We also stock a range of French-made Laguiole cheese knives, gold and rose-gold cheese knife sets.
Looking for corporate hampers? If you really want to impress, ask us to customise a hamper that suits your requirements. We can select items that are perfect for hampers that will be shared by colleagues, you have a limited budget or want to impress your best client.
A wall of confectionery
Catering for all kids young and old, our product range is produced by many local artisan chocolatiers which you can buy by the scoop or beautifully packaged for gifts which is sure to please all chocolate lovers. Sweets from old favourites, premium brands, all types of liquorice, traditional Dutch liquorice, sherbet bombs, sour straps and gummi bears to name a few. Your eyes will pop when you see this wall of colour! Need lolly bags for a party or want to do a candy station? Just ask in store and we can help you.
Over 100 exotic herbs and spices
We boast a range of over 100 herbs and spices including Chinese five spice to Zataar, ground cacao to turmeric, a range of whole chillies, ground paprikas and saffron threads plus a diverse range of natural flavoured salts, including black truffle salt and hickory smoked sea salt. This area of the store is a cook’s delight which will inspire you to stock up your spice rack and try numerous recipes!
Tea and coffee
We offer premium loose teas by the scoop, ranging from French earl grey to organic green through to boxed tea brands including T2, Melbourne brands Love Tea, Prana Chai and Tea & Spice. Our range of coffee beans are sourced globally and roasted in South Melbourne by award winners, Cottle Coffee. We can grind beans to your liking in store too!
Our wall of carefully selected condiments is both exclusive and extensive. Everything you can image is here and hard to find ingredients; caramelised balsamics, vinegars, vino cotto, local olive oils, truffle products, pomegranate molasses, goose fat, chestnuts, barbeque sauces and chilli jams. The range of oils and vinegars, chutneys, relishes, jams and pickles will not disappoint. Walk in to see them all.
Baking and Cake Decorating
Our newest section of the store is our wall of colourful cookie cutters, premium buttercreams, fondants and edible paints. Get creative with cookies and themed cakes for children’s parties, events and celebrations by checking out this fun corner! Ask about our cake decorating classes held regularly in store.
Nuts, fruit and health
We offer a wide variety of nuts including Brazil nuts, almonds, pine nuts and walnuts as well as almond meal and hazelnut meal. Next to this is our colourful dried fruits section which includes pure dehydrated mango, dried strawberries, Australian figs, pineapple and much more plus a range of glacé fruits. Our range of seeds and legumes include pepitas, chia seeds, chickpeas, kidney beans and polenta all sold by the scoop. For breakfast is a range of healthy and tasty cereals and mueslis to choose from; gluten free, toasted, granola and low sugar. We can help you create your own muesli. Nutritional health foods, flours and supplements include the Australian Superfoods powders such as kakadu plum as well as maca powder and acai booster is sure to catch the eye of the health conscious!
Enjoy the very best produce
Visit us today
We design hampers and have seasonal specials, one-offs and unique products hard to find elsewhere. So do walk in and see what we have on offer, or contact us if you need any help choosing a product to enhance your dish or even creating a hamper for that perfect gift.
Hawthorn VIC 3122