Rosalie Gourmet Market
With all the condiments you could possibly envisage, specialty cooking ingredients, and a mouthwatering array of patisserie items, sweet biscuits, chocolates, brittles & nougats, not to mention their charming homewares section full of beautiful gift ideas, there’s no better place to visit.
Here's also the one-stop shop to find quality imported pastas, hard-to-find oils and vinegars (such as black and sherry) and sauces from Simon Johnson and Maggie Beer, while an Asian section has tamarind syrup, sushi rice, rosewater and orange blossom water and yaki sushi nori.
Renowned in Brisbane as the go-to for quality imported cheeses such as Roquefort cheese, Le Conqerant Camembert, Brebirousse Sheep Cheese, Blue D'Affinois and Gorgonzola Cremaux, Goats Brie and Goats Curd, Dutch Gouda, Irish Cashel Blue and English Truffled Cheddar, Rosalie Gourmet Market also stocks a selection of Australian cheese such as Tarago Triple Cream Brie and Heidi Farm Raclette, as well as delicious pates such as Duck and Pistachio or Pork and Spinach.
To accompany there's all manner of gourmet crackers and, from the deli, items such as Fremantle Sardine Fillets, Spanish Anchovies, Pickled Figs, Buffalo Mozzarella and Persian Feta Cows Milk, NY Patstrami, Gypsy Speck, Air Dried Wagyu Beef, Duck Gallantine, Porchetta and Truffle Salami.
There's also a help-yourself counter of luscious olives (think baked red wine Kalamata, Ligurian, Moroccan Marinated and Smoked), roast pumpkin, artichokes, caperberries and Bruschetta mix - everything you need for great antipasto platters.
As well as the standards, fresh fruit and vegetables available also include Pomegranates, Persimmons, Fejoa, Medjool Dates, Fresh Figs and Turmeric, Celeriac, Fresh Baby Beetroots, Witlof, Golden Shallots and Hand-Picked Beans and pots of Living Herbs are there to buy.
The bakery attracts a crowd on weekend mornings, with Organic Sourdough Campagne, Turkish Rolls, and Rye Sourdough Loaves and Baguettes and Croissants walking out the door, while the patisserie does a roaring trade in Petit Fours, Mini tarts, Chocolate Fudge Caramel Brownies, Eclairs Lindt White Chocolate Rocky Road and Banoffie Pie and whole cakes such as Bourbon Mudcake, Lemoncurd Ricotta Cheesecake and Valencia Orange Cake.
And at lunchtime a range of dainty sandwiches and rolls with gourmet fillings and fresh daily salads are a drawcard. Even dinner is available here, with a whole fridge of take-home deliciousness, including premise-baked lasagne and cannelloni, gourmet curries, pies and risottos.
Chocolate aficionados will find much to love here, with all manner of exclusive chocolates available in various-sized gift boxes and packages - from Lindor and Lindt, Kennedy and Wilson, local Mayfield chocolates and Belgian Delights and other sweet treats include Hershey Bars, Whisk and Pin cookies and Rocky/Snowy/Dessert Road, Junior Mints and Licorice.
For breakfast there's a range of Whish and Pin, Brookfarm and Paleo Pure mueslis and cereals and gourmet muffin and pancake mixes. And tea drinkers will find teas from Tea Forte, Yorkshire Gold, Teapigs and Tea Tonic.
Lastly Rosalie Gourmet Market also stocks a range of top quality kitchenware including Dreamfarm utensils, Cheeseboards, Garlic presses, colanders and pasta cookers along with cake tins, picnic baskets and party ware and even Gourmet Gift Baskets.
Nice to know - There's a little kids table and chairs with some toys to keep little ones amused while parents and carers shop.
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Rosalie Gourmet Market
164 Baroona Rd