cooking melbourne

Discovering Melbourne's Artisan Foods and Produce


Tea and Coffee

Lupicia: quality hand-picked teas Dukes Coffee Roasters: coffee roaster and brewing Everyday Coffee (City and Collingwood): my go to for a superlative long black Jasper Coffee: organic, fairtrade coffee and café Parco: cute kiosk in Argyle Place, Carlton. Coffee for those who don’t fancy current acidic style. The Mailing Room: coffee roaster and café Market…

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Nuts Dried Fruit and Spices

53 Degrees East: stall 118, Prahran Market Happy Fruit: Dried Fruit and Nuts from Mildura (Farmers Markets, Queen Victoria Market) Arora Sprices: spices (including fresh curry leaves), pulses and grains Gewürzhaus: allows you to buy a minimum of 50 grams, beautiful packaging and gift ideas Basfoods Turkish & Mediterranean Foods: well priced bulk spices  


Baker Bleu: sourdough reminds me of Poilane in Paris, their sesame – encrusted baguettes also available from Meatsmith, Collingwood. Baker D. Chirico: artisan sourdough breads, pastries and sandwiches Der Partisan: top notch 100% rye Habituel Bakers and Coffee Roasters: Healesville baker from Giant Steps Ovens Street Bakery: 19 Ovens Street, Brunswick. Sourdough, rye, soy and…

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Gourmet and Specialty Foods

Casa Iberica: Spanish, Portuguese grocery, smallgoods, cheese D.O.C. Delicatessen: Italian salumi and cheese Enoteca Sileno: Italian wines, groceries, gourmet/seasonal gifts and cheeses Hinoki: Japanese Grocery and sushi bar Persian Market: Middle Eastern grocery Spring Street Grocer: cheese cellar, wine Leo’s Fine Food and Wine:  gourmet supermarket


Hunted + Gathered: unsuual blends, love the fennel seed dark chocolate Koko Black: ever popular hand crafted chocolates, Melbourne’s flagship store in Royal Arcade Monsieur Truffe: chocolatier Mörk: pure handcrafted chocolate blends and cocoa powder; stylish North Melbourne cafe Pana Chocolate: raw, organic chocolate Xocolatl: chocolatier and cafe

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