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Items purchased as holiday gifts can be returned for exchange or credit note until January 15th. Seasonal items cannot be returned past December 24th. Free shipping Canada-wide on orders over $250. Westmount location closed January 9 & 16th for Provincial Covid decree.
Items purchased as holiday gifts can be returned for exchange or credit note until January 15th. Seasonal items cannot be returned past December 24th. Free shipping Canada-wide on orders over $250. Westmount location closed January 9 & 16th for Provincial Covid decree.

The Essentials

We've put together a list of the absolute essentials so you can refresh and renew your cooking. The only knife (or 2!) you really need (& how to care for it), the pasta & rice pot, the critical non-stick pan, a 'one-pot meal' pan, the best pantry storage solutions, and the essential spice kit. 
  • Duralex Lys Glass Mixing Bowls - 26cm/10.2" ht 4.13" 3.5 Qt

    $18.00

    Classic clear tempered glass bowls are the way to go for kitchen prep and even table-side serving.  Named after the river Lys that flows though Fra...

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    $18.00
  • USA Pan Muffin Pans

    from $37.00

    Muffin As suppliers of bakeware to the professionals for decades, USA Pan now brings their reliable and functional bakeware to the home kitchen.  U...

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    from $37.00
  • Wusthof 10" Honing Steel

    $55.00

    10-Inch honing steel Magnetic steel that attracts metal fibers and realigns your knife Makes knives feel sharper between sharpenings  Slip-resist...

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    $55.00
  • Tovolo Olivewood Spoon

    $19.00

    This spoon in olivewood has an ergonomic handle and is a beautiful addition to your kitchen essentials. Wash by hand.

    $19.00
  • Microplane Premium Series Zester/Grater - Black

    $21.00

    Microplane's Premium Series, the iconic, long and narrow design, is crafted with razor sharp edges that effortlessly cut through garlic, citrus, ch...

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    $21.00
  • Smoked Sweet Paprika - Cookery

    The Spice Trader Smoked Sweet Paprika

    $8.75

    Smoked paprika is native to Spain. Traditionally, it is made from the pimenton de la Vera. Smoked paprika, available both hot and sweet, has become...

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    $8.75
  • $19.00
  • Scanpan TechnIQ The Modern Skillet

    from $199.00

    The Modern Skillet from Scanpan features low slanted walls that make turning food easy. The rounded bottom makes whisking easy and helps food slid...

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    from $199.00
  • Specialty Series 4-Sided Box Grater - Cookery

    Microplane Specialty Series 4-Sided Box Grater

    $55.00

    The Microplane® 4-Sided Box Grater features the new Ultra Coarse blade and two of the most popular, Microplane® grating blades: Fine/Zester and Med...

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    $55.00
  • Beech Wood Lemon Reamer - Cookery

    Beech Wood Lemon Reamer

    $9.00

    Quickly extract juice from lemons, limes or other small citrus fruit. Sharp, pointed tip to easily pierces the fruit. Beautiful beech wood. Hand wa...

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    $9.00
  • The Spice Trader Ground Ceylon Cinnamon

    $9.75

    Ceylon cinnamon is also called true cinnamon. Cinnamon is light beige, has a fragrant perfume, and an aromatic sweet taste. Real ceylon cinnamon ha...

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    $9.75
  • Shun Classic 7" Hollow Ground Santoku Knife

    $249.00

    A santoku is a Japanese all-purpose kitchen knife. Like a chef’s knife, the santoku is used for just about every cutting job in the kitchen. The na...

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    $249.00
  • Victorinox 4" Straight Paring Knife- Red

    $11.00

    Swiss-made Victorinox classic paring knives are perfect for everything from slicing and dicing to peeling and shaping. An essential kitchen tool, t...

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    $11.00
  • Riedel Veritas Cabernet/Merlot Wine Glasses - Set of 2

    $79.00

    Riedel Veritas, a grape varietal wine glass collection for the 21st century. Unsurpassed in thinness and lightness, this bowl is tailored to Bordea...

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    $79.00
  • Zyliss Y Peeler

    $14.00

    This ergonomically designed kitchen tool quickly peels vegetables such as carrots and potatoes and removes blemishes with the attached loop eye. T...

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    $14.00
  • Cumin - Cookery

    The Spice Trader Cumin

    from $7.50

    Cumin seeds have been found in the tombs of Pharaohs. Today cumin is found to be an essential spice in many cuisines: Mexican, Indian, and Moroccan...

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    from $7.50
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    Le Creuset Toughened Non-Stick 3.6L Braiser

    Original price $350.00
    Current price $229.00

    The Toughened Nonstick Braiser is uniquely designed for maximum performance, transforming tough cuts of meat and hearty vegetables into tender, fla...

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    Original price $350.00
    Current price $229.00
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  • Shun Classic 9" Combination Honing Steel

    $63.00

    With each use of your knife, the razor-sharp edge naturally bends over just a tiny bit. The edge is still sharp, but the sharpest part isn’t making...

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    $63.00
  • Chili Flakes - Cookery

    The Spice Trader Chili Flakes

    $6.75

    The Capsicum family includes bell peppers, red peppers, paprika, and pimento, but the most famous members of the family are cayenne and chili. The ...

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    $6.75
  • Silpat Silicone Baking sheet - Regular / half sheet

    $43.00

    Ditch greasing pans and replace parchment paper with the Silpat Nonstick Silicone Baking Mat. Designed for nonstick cooking, the silicone rubber ma...

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    $43.00
  • Global 18 cm Santoku Fluted Knife

    $199.00

    Razor sharp edge Perfectly balanced handles Seamless construction No places for food to get trapped and no materials that will absorb any fo...

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    $199.00
  • The Spice Trader Bay Leaves

    $5.00

    BAY LEAVES are native to Asia Minor. They have a camphorous flavour with warm mineral-oil notes. Dry bay leaves have a more intense flavour than fr...

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    $5.00
  • Andrée Jardin Tradition Copper Scrubber

    $11.00

    This copper scrubber effectively cleans stainless steel, glass, ceramic and other delicate appliances and surfaces without scratching. The tough co...

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    $11.00
  • The Spice Trader Chili Powder

    $7.25

    The Spice Trader's CHILI POWDER is a blend that combines all the traditional flavours of Mexico. This adds all the flavour you need to a vegetarian...

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    $7.25