|Browne Trading Company
A well-known source for chefs, Browne’s offers the home cook fresh seafood, smoked salmon, trout, and other fish, gourmet oils and vinegars, a selection of salts, specialty sauces, truffle products, as well as cookware and tools for preparing seafood.
Founded in 1979, Chantal’s current president and owner, Heida Thurlow bears the distinction of being the first woman in the United States to launch and run a cookware company. Trained as an engineer, Heida was also Chantal’s first product designer, earning 26 design and utility patents for Chantal Cookware Corp.
At D’Artagnan, you will find their own duck and duck products, organic poultry, sausages, game birds, and foie gras, as well as gourmet meats from all over the world, truffles, mushrooms, and a collection of French pantry goods.
DeBragga and Spitler
DeBragga and Spitler, New York’s Butcher, was founded in the early 1920s as the Brooklyn Hotel Supply Company and until recently specialized in providing New York restaurants with exceptional meats. Although you will still see their trucks outside New York’s best restaurants, you can now order their products on line. Go to www.DeBragga.com to stock your refrigerator as New York chefs do.
The first place to look for Indian, Asian and Middle Eastern ingredients spices, herbs, beans, grains, condiments, nuts, and dried fruit, Kalustyan’s carries a selection of hard-to-find international ingredients of all kinds.
The go-to web site for Spanish ingredients and cookware, La Tienda also carries Spanish wines and wine accessories and South American ingredients.
At MexGrocer, you will find the ingredients you need for authentic Mexican dishes as well as Mexican baked goods, cheeses, sauces, and cooking equipment.
Penzey’s offers an extensive selection of herbs, spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and spice mills and containers.
The Spanish Table
With an extensive collection of Spanish and Portuguese ingredients, cookware, wines, cookbooks, and baked goods, The Spanish Table is a treasure house of all things Iberian.
The Spice House
At the spice house, you can search for and select herbs, spices, condiments, and other seasonings by cuisine. Gift packages are also available for all occasions and cuisines.
A reliable source for Asian ingredients and cookware, Uwajimaya has several physical stores in the Pacific Northwest. For on-line shopping, go to the Amazon link at the bottom of their homepage.
A unique on-line source for specialty meats, cheeses, breads, spices, herbs, condiments, baked goods, and gift packages, Zingerman’s site is a fun place to explore and shop.