Here at Essential Cuisine, we're proud to provide you and your hard-working team with the best quality stocks, jus, gravies, demi-glaces & glaces

Ingredients to inspire

Providing ingredients that help unleash your creativity, and always deliver great taste.


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The Sauce of Inspiration

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Our British-made collection of concentrated sauce bases help you keep creativity in the kitchen whilst offering the speed of a pre-prepared ingredient. Their rich, full-bodied flavour profiles are sure to impress! We’ve compiled some of our favourite recipes into this handy book, utilising these sauce bases and of course the freshest, seasonal ingredients.

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Sandstone Trail Success for Team Essential

A team of 20 Essential Cuisine team members have successfully taken on the challenge of walking the full Sandstone Trail in just one day to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice, Winsford.

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Essential Trail Blazers

At 4am on Saturday 15th September wake up alarms were ringing out across Cheshire, as Team Essential embarked on their annual challenge to raise funds for St Luke’s Hospice in Winsford.  The team had decided that this year we would test our stamina and determination and tackle the 34 mile Sandstone Trail in a day.

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Rich Fish Stew

Chefs tip: for an Asian twist add 400ml coconut milk and 40g Essential Cuisine Asian Aromatic Base.

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Celebrating chefs

North West Young Chef Competition

Are you a confident young chef under 23, ready to show off your skills and boost your career prospects?

If you are passionate about food and can cook a 3 course meal for 2 people using local produce, then you really should be entering the North West Young Chef of the Year Competition.

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Welcome to our #Cheflife series, examining life behind the pass for talented chefs and their brilliant brigades.

With more exclusive episodes on the way, keep checking back for new content.

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Thank you for your help in developing a 'house jus' recipe with us. Your Premier Veal really is an excellent jus base.

Lee Cash, Founder, Peach Pub Co (6 outlet gastro pub chain)

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