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Vanilla Beans - Our Madagascar Vanilla Beans are the highest quality available. They are highly prized by the Pastry Chefs who use them for their wonderful flavor and freshness. They are used extensively by Pastry Chefs and Gourmet Cooks around the world. Congratulations to Team USA, finishing 1st Place in the 2002 World Pastry Chef Championship using our vanilla beans! These Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans (the best variety) are prized for their fragrant strong flavor. Our vanilla beans are very large ( 6 in. - 9 in. long), soft, plump and fresh. Please call us for large quantity discounts. Our very Large Gourmet Vanilla Beans
are 100% Completely Organic Grown and PAREVE ~ Kosher certified!
These large soft beans are the best you will ever use and taste. When properly stored, they stay fresh for up to 1 year.
Our beans are the largest and most fragrant select Madagascar beans available. Chef Depot, where the Chefs shop ....
Our Pastry Chefs rate them #1! You will too! Order yours today!
Here are some Vanilla Bean facts and pictures and recipes! Free Shipping over $99.00 ~ Cont. USA only!


1 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Bean - On Sale $2.89 (1 large bean)

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2 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $5.60 (2 large beans)

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3 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $5.95 (3 large beans)

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4 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $9.55 (4 large beans)

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5 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $10.55 (5 large beans)

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10 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $12.75 (10 large beans)
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15 Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $21.95 (15 large beans)
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1/4 lb. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $24.50 (27 large beans, average)

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1/2 lb. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $34.39 (one half pound large beans, average 55)
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1 lb. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $59.75 (110 large beans, average)

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1.5 lb. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $89.75

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2 lb. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $111.95 (220 large beans, average)

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5 lb. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $290.00 (5 lb. large beans)

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10 lb. Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - On Sale $589.00 (10 lb. large beans)

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Neilsen Massey & Chef Depot Madagscar Bourbon Vanilla Bean Paste is as thick and pure as honey. It pours like honey too.
Made from ground vanilla beans with the seeds, it adds an all natural gourmet vanilla taste and appearance to foods!
Perfect for ice cream topping, cakes, cookies, whipped cream, icings, banana bread, fruit salad, beverages and all desserts! Also known as vanilla puree, its really a nice product.
Our vanilla paste is made from 100% Naturally Grown Vanilla Beans with no chemicals or pesticides!
Use it like extract without the high alcohol content! Order yours today.
Chefs Note: Great over Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream. We like to add 1/8 tsp. to our hot tea! Be careful, vanilla tea is slightly addictive!
1 Tbsp. of paste = 1 Vanilla Bean = 1 Tbsp. Vanilla Extract
Here are some Vanilla Bean facts and pictures!


Neilsen Massey Pure Vanilla Paste, 4 oz.
On Sale $9.95

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Chef Depot Pure Vanilla Paste, 16 oz.
On Sale $23.00 (great in muffins, over ice cream & hot tea)

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Neilsen Massey & Chef Depot Madagscar Bourbon Vanilla Extract Sale! Made from select ripe Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans, it is simply the best that we have tasted! Our Single fold extract is stronger and more flavorful than most, our
Double fold extract requires twice as many vanilla beans to product the same bottle of vanilla. It is used primarily in bakeries and ice cream manufacturing. Both are perfect for cakes, cookies, banana bread and all desserts! We guarantee that you will love it! Our vanilla paste is made from 100% Naturally Grown Vanilla Beans with no chemicals or pesticides! Order yours today, prices are on the rise! We guarantee this is the strongest and best tasting vanilla extract you can buy!
Quantity discounts, please call us!
Here are some Vanilla Bean facts and pictures!


16 oz. Pure Single Fold Vanilla Extract (Madagascar - The Best!)
On Sale $23.00

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4 oz. Nielsen Massey Pure Single Fold Vanilla Extract (Madagascar - The Best)
On Sale $8.50

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4 oz. Chef Depot Pure Single Fold Vanilla Extract (Madagascar)
Promo Sale $5.75

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16 oz. Tahitian Pure Single Fold Vanilla Extract
On Sale $19.50

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1 Quart Pure Double Fold Vanilla Extract (Madagascar 2X - the strongest!)
On Sale $45.50

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1 Gallon Pure Double Fold Vanilla Extract (Madagascar 2X - The Best!)
On Sale $169.00

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1 Gallon Pure Single Fold Vanilla Extract (Madagascar - The Best!)
On Sale $98.50

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4 Gallon Case Pure Select Single Fold Vanilla Extract
On Sale $359.00

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Many Pastry Chefs like to use our white Vanilla Bean Powder!
Perfect for white cakes, white cookies, banana bread and all light colored icings and desserts!
Made from dried and powdered Madagascar Vanilla Beans.
It takes over 220 dried beans to make 1 pound of vanilla powder. 1 tsp. of our vanilla powder = 1 tsp. of our 2 fold vanilla extract! Sprinkle on waffles, fresh fruit, cappuccinos it adds a subtle richness. Create your own hot chocolate mix with fresh cocoa or use it as a light glaze on fresh sweet corn or steamed carrots. Sprinkled on cappuccinos or lattes, the ultimate coffee condiment! We use it on triple vanilla Creme Brulee, sprinkle on top, then sugar, brown with mini torch! Click Here for Recipe & Supplies!
Here are some Vanilla Bean facts and pictures!

2.5 oz. Jar Nielsen Massey Madagascar Vanilla Powder
On Sale $9.95

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1 lb. Madagascar Vanilla Powder
On Sale $48.00

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1.5 lb. Madagascar Vanilla Powder
On Sale $57.00

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3 lbs. Madagascar Vanilla Powder
On Sale $86.00

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5 lb. Madagascar Vanilla Powder
On Sale $165.00

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Chefs who make their own ice cream like to use our Ground Vanilla Beans! These contains nothing but pure ground dried vanilla beans with thousands of desirable seed specks (extracted vanilla beans). Perfect for ice cream, cakes, cookies, banana bread and all desserts! Ice Cream Makers and Pastry Chefs use this product plus vanilla extract. It takes over 200 beans to make 1 pound of ground vanilla beans. Made from whole dried vanilla beans!
Here are some Vanilla Bean facts and pictures!


1 lb. Pure Ground Vanilla Beans
On Sale $45.00

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5 lb. Pure Ground Vanilla Beans
On Sale $149.00

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Almond Extract, Coffee Extract, Lemon Extract, Orange Extract, Mint Extracts & More! Click Here!



European Chocolate - Our chocolate is some of the best available. It is highly prized for exceptional melting and tempering qualities and extra fine smoothness. This wonderful chocolate is used by Chocolatiers and Pastry Chefs extensively in France, Italy, Switzerland and all over the world. Click here for the best Swiss & Italian & French Chocolate!


Iranian Saffron
Saffron -Saffron is known as the worlds most expensive spice. Saffron is the sun dried tiny stamen part from the flower of the plant, it is hand picked one week a year. It is used in French, Italian and Spanish cooking.
A small pinch of our Iranian Saffron will flavor and color four servings of food.
This is the best saffron available, the color and flavor strength rating is 230/255, the highest quality anywhere! We supply hotel Executive Chefs and many well know famous Chefs with this #1 grade saffron! Our saffron is the only ISO 9000, HACCP certified saffron in the USA. Our saffron is PAREVE ~ Kosher certified!
Our Chef customers report using one half less of this saffron in the same recipes! Ours is packed in a beautful air tight reusable tin.
Here are some Saffron facts and pictures More Saffron pictures

(Specify Size) Highest Quality Saffron

1 oz. gift tin, (from Spain) On Sale $84.95

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1 oz. gift tin, (from Spain) On Sale $93.95
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Truffles - Our black winter truffles (Perigord Variety) are the most praised and expensive mushrooms in the world. They are highly prized for their wonderful flavor and texture and used extensively in France, Italy and Spain. They have an unusual nutty flavor and great texture that is wonderful & unique. These mushrooms only grow undergrown in the wild and they are dug up very carefully by hand. Often a pig is used to help located the buried treasure. Our wild truffles come from France and Italy.
Here are some Truffle facts and pictures


These Black Winter Truffles are the best you will ever taste.


1 Whole Black Truffle - On Sale $34.95 (1.3 oz ounce jar)
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2 Whole Black Truffles - On Sale $66.00 (1.3 oz ounce jars)
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Whole Black Truffles, 7 oz. can - On Sale $99.95
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Our amazing "White Truffle Oil" is on sale now!



Morel Mushrooms - Our wild Morel mushrooms have an extremely delicate flavor that is complex and irresistible. These morels are hand picked in the USA, sun dried to approximately one tenth of their fresh weight. Other dealers do sell low quality morels cultivated in Asia.
We hand select the best quality caps, no small pieces or broken morels. The flavor of these dry morels is uncomparable. We like to soak our organic morel mushrooms in Madeira or hot water for twenty minutes then use them with the liquid. Saute in olive oil or add to a pizza, sauce, soup or stew. These are the best morels available. These whole hand selected dry Morel mushrooms are very high quality.
Please call us for large quantity discounts.
Here are some Morel facts and pictures


1 lb. #1 Grade Morel Mushrooms
On Sale $149.00 (FREE SHIPPING)

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2 oz. #1 Grade Morel Mushrooms
On Sale $19.95

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4 oz. #1 Grade Morel Mushrooms
On Sale $39.90

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8 oz. #1 Grade Morel Mushrooms
On Sale $76.95

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Porcini Mushrooms - These organic mushrooms are the most prized in the Tuscany region of Italy. They are hand picked and sun dried, the flavor is uncomparable. Porcini mushrooms are excellent in sauces, soups or used as a flavoring in stuffings and appetizers. We soak the dry porcini mushrooms in hot water for five minutes then use them with the liquid.
Here are some Porcini facts and pictures


These Porcini mushrooms are the best we have ever tasted.


1 lb. #1 Grade Porcini Mushrooms
Our Price $39.00

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2 lb. #1 Grade Porcini Mushrooms
Our Price $75.00

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1 oz. #1 Grade Porcini Mushrooms
Our Price $3.95

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Chantrelle Mushrooms - These dried Golden Chantrelle Mushrooms are the nicest we have tasted. They are organic hand picked and sun dried in the USA, the flavor is uncomparable. Chantrelle mushrooms are excellent in sauces, soups or used as a flavoring in stuffings and appetizers. We soak the dry chantrelles mushrooms in hot water for five minutes then use them with the liquid.
Here are some Mushroom facts and pictures


These Chantrelle mushrooms are the best we have ever tasted!
1 oz. #1 Grade Chantrelles
On Sale $5.45 oz.
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8 oz. #1 Grade Chantrelles
On Sale $35.95
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#1 Grade Golden Chantrelle Mushrooms
On Sale $54.75 lb.

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TWO Pounds - #1 Grade Golden Chantrelle Mushrooms
On Sale $105.95 lb.

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Black Trumpet Mushrooms - These organic mushrooms are the most prized in Nouvelle and California style cooking. They are hand picked and sun dried, the flavor is uncomparable. These tiny Black Trumpets mushrooms are excellent in sauces, soups or used as a flavoring in stuffings and appetizers. We soak the dry trumpets mushrooms in hot water for five minutes then use them with the liquid. If you can find better dried mushrooms, we will buy them from you.
Here are some Mushroom facts and pictures


These Black Trumpet mushrooms are the best we have ever tasted.


#1 Grade Black Trumpet Mushrooms
On Sale $48.95 lb.

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Black Trumpets
1 oz. $4.95
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Black Trumpets
8 oz. $34.95
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Forest Mix Mushrooms - These mushrooms are a magnificent mix of wild forest mushrooms. They are hand picked and sun dried, the flavor is uncomparable. These forest mushrooms are excellent in sauces, soups or used as a flavoring in stuffings and appetizers. We soak the dry mushrooms in hot water for five minutes then use them with the liquid. A blend of cepes, shitake, lobster, oyster, black trumpet, morels and yellow foot mushrooms. Handpicked in the USA.
Chefs Note: We love this blend in hearty beef stew!
Here are some Mushroom facts and pictures


These Forest mushrooms will kick your food up a notch.


1 Lb. Forest Mushroom Mix, On Sale $16.95 lb.

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2 Lbs. Forest Mushroom Mix, On Sale $31.95 lb.

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Forest Mushroom Mix
On Sale $2.95 oz.
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Bolete Mushroom Powder - Cultivated Bolete Mushrooms are harvested fresh, dried and processed into a 100% pure powder. These are used in Italian Cooking as well as Vegetarian Cuisine.
Chefs Note: We use mushroom powder in sauces, soups and Pasta dishes, it can also be sprinkled onto Pizza.
Here are some Mushroom facts and pictures

16 oz. Jar, Bolete Mushroom Powder $19.95
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Portabello Mushroom Powder - Cultivated Portabello Mushrooms are harvested fresh, dried and processed into a 100% pure powder. These are used in Italian Cooking as well as Vegetarian Cuisine.
Chefs Note: We use mushroom powder in sauces, soups and Pasta dishes, it can also be sprinkled onto Pizza.
Here are some Mushroom facts and pictures

6 oz. Jar, Portabello Mushroom Powder $18.95
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Porcini Mushroom Powder - Cultivated Porcini Mushrooms are harvested fresh, dried and processed into a 100% pure powder. These are used in Italian Cooking as well as Vegetarian Cuisine.
Chefs Note: We use mushroom powder in sauces, soups and Pasta dishes, it can also be sprinkled onto Pizza.
Here are some Mushroom facts and pictures

12 oz. Jar, Porcini Mushroom Powder $19.95
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Shitake Mushroom Powder - Cultivated Shitake Mushrooms are harvested fresh, dried and processed into a 100% pure powder. These are used in Oriental Cooking as well as Vegetarian Cuisine.
Chefs Note: We use mushroom powder in sauces, soups and Pasta dishes, it can also be sprinkled onto Pizza.
Here are some Mushroom facts and pictures

8 oz. Jar, Shitake Mushroom Powder $16.95
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Mushroom Blend Powder - Cultivated Mushrooms are harvested fresh, dried and processed into a 100% pure powder. These are used in Gourmet Cooking as well as Vegetarian Cuisine.
Chefs Note: We use mushroom powder in sauces, soups and Pasta dishes, it can also be sprinkled onto Pizza.
Here are some Mushroom facts and pictures

11 oz. Jar, Mushroom Blend Powder $19.95
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Shitake Mushrooms - Shitake Mushrooms are used in Oriental Cooking as well as Continental Cuisine. They have a wonderful mild flavor and a firm texture. These #1 grade dried shitakes are high quality large caps, sun-dried to lock in the flavor. The stems are cut off very close to the caps. We use shitake mushrooms in Stir Fry dishes, Pasta and Pizza. Shitake have been proven to be a great antioxidant.
Chefs Note: These are the best Shitake Mushrooms we have seen! Worth every penny.
Here are some Mushroom facts and pictures

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Cajun Seasonings- This is the seasoning blend that we use on Blackened Chicken and Fish (steaks, burgers, fries & other foods).


Here is a picture of our Cajun Seasonings!
This spice blend is hot, use a lot for fire like taste or sprinkle a little on for a spicy flavor. It's perfect for blackening great on beef, chicken, wild game & fish! No MSG or preservatives.
It is the Chefs special blend of over 20 herbs, garlic, onion & spices! Add this seasoning, minced garlic and dried chopped shallots to homemade sausage or ground turkey and now you will get some real flavor in your food! We guarantee that you will love it!
Our Stainless Steel Spice Shakers are great for sprinkling spices, powdered sugar and cocoa over your homemade food! Restaurant Chefs use them and these will look great in your kitchen!



4 oz. Cajun Seasonings $2.75

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1 Lb. Cajun Seasonings
On Sale $9.00 lb.

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5 Lbs. Cajun Seasonings
On Sale $39.00 lb.

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Chef Depot House Seasonings - This is the seasoning blend that we use the most.


It is very versatile and compliments all meat, vegetable and starch items. It's also great on burgers, chicken, wild game and fish! Add this seasoning, minced garlic and olive oil to mashed root vegetables or stir fried vegetable medley. We guarantee that you will love it!


1 Lb. Chef Depot House Seasonings
On Sale $9.00 lb.

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5 Lbs. Chef Depot House Seasonings
On Sale $39.00

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Chef Depot BBQ Seasonings - This is the BBQ seasoning blend that we use when we Barbecue (over oak and mesquite coals of course)! You can use this seasoning as a dry rub or marinate with it overnight. For smaller faster cooking items like chicken breasts you can shake it on before grilling.


If you want the best BBQ food, you should click the button below and step up to the plate of flavor with your new BBQ seasonings. It's great on burgers, steaks, ribs, chicken, vegetables and fish!
We combine over thiry fresh ground herbs & spices to make our BBQ Seasonings the best!
The Wild Game Seasonings contains more herbs. We guarantee that you will love it!



1 lb. BBQ Seasonings
On Sale $9.00 lb.

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5 lbs. BBQ Seasonings
On Sale $39.00

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1 lb. Wild Game Seasonings
On Sale $9.50 lb.

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5 lb. Wild Game Seasonings
On Sale $39.95

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These gourmet "Balsamic Vinegars" and Olive Oils are the best available! These products can help you live longer!


Here are some Olive Oil Facts!

Ginseng Tea will help you restore your energy and provides the needed boost for a busy lifestyle.
Try some Ginseng today to boost your energy!



Almond Extract, Coffee Extract, Lemon Extract, Orange Extract, Mint Extracts & More! Click Here!



Ginger has properties to help your immune system and tastes great too!
Here are some Ginger Facts. Our Ginger Products taste great and make excellent gifts!

Check out the Chefs Butcher Block Table (click on it)...

Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese from Italy! Cheese shakers and cheese knives!



The Best Chocolate from Switzerland & France - Lowest Prices!


Here are some helpful Chocolate Tips!



Our Spices, Herbs & Seasonings
are the freshest available!

The Best German Knives Made! Click Here!




Chefs Favorite Prep Tables for your new kitchen! Made in USA ... Click Here!


Heavy Duty Copper and Stainless Steel Fry Pan
Handmade copper pots and pans from FRANCE...Click on Saute' Pan!





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