Discover the best local Australian producers and hear about upcoming events with the team at Gourmet Living.

Meet the creators of Brazen Brownies

Brazen Brownies is the creation of Caroline- a passionate baker, cook & lover of all things food- inspired and supported by her partner George, the driving force and daily source of enthusiasm in the fun loving enterprise. It's a collaboration of two people sharing the same philosophy and a genuine love of brownies and what they represent. Caroline's Story It all started with a walk along Sunshine Beach in Noosa while on holiday with my partner George and our kids. It was at that very moment I knew it was the right time to put the dream into action. It...

Natures Delight Chocolate

Natures Delight was created at the start of this year by passionate chocolate lovers. At Gourmet Living we love to support our small local producers and Natures Delight is a perfect example of a budding new business which we want to share with our Gourmet Living family.

Meet Jenny from So Moorish Foods

So Moorish foods is a Victorian based company created by Jenny Gigliotti. We have welcomed So Moorish Rocky Road here at Gourmet Living and boy has it been popular!

Indulge in Bek's High Tea Creations

    Cooking Demonstration Thursday 9th July at 7pm Friday 10th July at 7pm Back by Popular Demand!   $60 per person Spend an evening in store at Gourmet Living and watch as Chef Bek shares her tips on creating a High Tea stand filled with delicious treats. Bek will demonstrate how to make 10 different canapes using local products from in store as well as Tea tastings. You will then get to indulge in all 10 High Tea treats! For more information or to book please see our cooking class page This one is very popular so get in...

Treat Mum this Mothers Day

    Gourmet Living Cooking Evenings for Mothers Day Thursday 7th May (booked out) &Friday 8th May Indulge in a fun filled evening where you will relax with Mum and watch 3 courses cooked in front of you...... With tastings of all the meals, recipes to take home and special Mothers Day gifts. $50 per person 10% of all tickets sales & products sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Foundation Menu Tomato Bruschetta with buffalo mozzarella, olive salt & basil oil Mushroom Pasta with olives & parmesan with rocket balsamic salad Berry Pavlova with lavender cream   For...

Bek McMillan- Creator of Gourmet Living

Why did I create Gourmet Living & why do I love teaching people how to cook? Do you travel to country Victoria and stop in at all the small town stores along the way?Collect produce & wine from each town?.... snacks to enjoy in your hotel room whilst travelling? Well I do. There is no doubt about it, I'm a foodie. Always have been.I distinctly remember in about year 8 at ELTHAM College I would see all the other students walking around in chefs uniforms. I was jealous. All I wanted to do was get into the kitchen with all the other students and cook.Finally in...

Templestowe Village Festival

Gourmet Living @ Templestowe Village Festival Sunday April 19th Come & visit us in store and at our stall out the front of our shop on Anderson Street   Free Tastings & Cooking Demonstrations  9-11am -TASTINGS: Whisk & Pin Pancakes & Chai Walli Chai Brewing 11-2pm- TASTINGS Roza’s Gourmet Dips & Sauces 11.30am- FREE COOKING DEMO “Fresh Gnocchi with Blue cheese macadamia sauce & rocket parmesan and pear salad” +Tastings 12pm- TASTINGS: Tasmanian Bakeries Pies 1.30pm- FREE COOKING DEMO “Moroccan Chicken with cous cous & mango chutney” +Tastings 2-3.30pm-TASTINGS: Cunliffe & Waters Chutneys & Relishes Cooking Class Vouchers to be...

Meet Brendan from Baker & Baker Salts

Baker & Baker Salts- An interview with founder Brendan Shalders Salt is one of the 5 essential ingredients the human body needs to survive and is essential for the body to function. Baker & Baker Salts is a company that specialises entirely in salt. The company started trading in December and has received growing attention in its products to date.  Company founder Brendan Shalders explains “salt is essential for the body so there is a clear disconnect in the media… it’s the type of salt you are using, its how you are using it, and its about teaching people salt...

Meet Sonali from Miris Products & Trails

Miris Products- A Culinary journey of exotic flavours & spices from Sri Lanka How did it all come about - a 14 Day Cooking and Cultural Tour to Sri Lanka?  It happens to most unlikely of us! 24 years in IT was all too much and as a single mum my life and family were spiraling out of control, there had to be another way.  It was purely by chance and an opportunity the universe threw at me, I recognised it and grabbed it with both hands.  A mini market in the foyer of a corporate building paved the way...

Getting to know Connie

Getting to know Connie....... Connie is the newest Team member at Gourmet Living! A bit about me- I was born in Melbourne but lived most of my life in Brisbane. I have been married almost ten years and we have two beautiful little girls. We have been living in Melbourne a year now- Moving to Melbourne was a lifestyle decision - we love Melbourne's energetic vibe and it's cosmopolitan feel from the shopping to the food!I spend most of my day with my girls- I love spending time with them and I cherish every minute because life passes by us...