Great food starts with great produce. The better the Ingredients, the less you have to do to them – that’s my kind of cooking! Meet some of the awesome producers who make it easy for us to create delicious dishes.
Artisanal butter maker Pepe Saya batch churns single origin cream to produce the best quality butter, buttermilk, ghee and crème fraîche that I'm proud to share with you.
I'm delighted to be sourcing our seafood from Frank Theodore whose family has been in the seafood business for many years. You can order all your favourite seafood online.
A good butcher can be your best friend for delicious easy meals! This family business supplies many top chefs and opens to the public every Saturday.
Annette and Wentworth Hill work with small producers to grow the best potatoes I’ve ever tasted. Praised by chefs like Neil Perry and available from Harris Farm Markets.
Father and son, Chris and Julian Parisi, and their team are at Flemington Markets daily and work with a huge network of growers to source the great fruit and vegetables I love.
Germaine & Jeff Borg grow wonderful potted herbs on their family farm near Camden, that last for weeks on the kitchen counter and months in the garden.
Vito Minoia, his son Giuseppe, and their team are as passionate about cheese as I am. They produce all things stretched curd plus beautiful ricotta from single origin cow and buffalo milk.
Robert Armstrong’s commitment to his land and olive groves has made ALTO Australia’s most awarded extra virgin olive oil. His agrodolce (bitter-sweet) vinegars are awesome too.
I love the pure Australian salt flakes produced by Alex Olsson and her family. They're Australia's oldest family owned and operated sea salt producer, making solar sea salt since 1948.
You can't beat Italy’s #1 selling pasta for reliable consistent results. Long and short, for soup or baking, with egg and without. I love their new bronze-extruded range too!
Claire Wood produces beautiful artisanal pastry to make baking easy. I love her all butter puff and shortcrust with sour cream, free-range eggs and locally-milled flour.
The Issac family imports the best Middle Eastern brands. I love their Auburn warehouse for the freshest nuts and huge array of spices, legumes and groceries.
I love a quality shortcut that tastes great and Maggie Beer’s stocks, including her free-range chicken stock and natural beef bone broth, are always in my pantry.
David Thompson introduced me to this outstanding Thai brand many years ago. The flavour of their fish sauce and wonderfully smoky oyster sauce is unsurpassed.
Canned tomatoes simply must be Italian, and the best Italian canned tomatoes are Mutti: pelati, polpa, paste and gorgeous cherry tomatoes!
I love the Coffin Bay vongole from this South Australian producer. From the cold Southern Ocean, they're small, tasty, conveniently-packed and sustainable!
I love the chorizo and other small goods from this Sydney-based producer and the naturally-brined olives they import from boutique Spanish producer Losada.
Parya Zaghand imports the best Persian saffron, barberries, vivid green pistachios, rose petals, sweet treats and more from her ancestral homeland.
Sardinian-born Massimo Scalas makes salumi that transports me to Italy. It's made from locally, ethically-raised pork, using traditional techniques.
Chef Mike Tafe and his wife Stacey source and supply spices to independent grocers and Be Inspired. It's all about quality and freshness.
I couldn’t deliver all this awesome produce without great insulated packaging, from an innovative company diverting wool destined for landfill.