The Italian Chef


Undoubtedly the most favourite cuisine on the planet - Italian! We have selected only the best to help you create Italian perfection at home. Create two classic Italian dishes, the perfect porcini mushroom risotto and a traditional Amatriciana pasta. Top both dishes with a generous grating of Parmigiano Reggiano* - add on a cheese grater to complete the gift.

*Item requires refrigeration.


What's inside the hamper...

FalkSalt Rosemary Sea Salt

All you need to bring a dish to life. Light green flakes with a strong rosemary scent. A little goes a long way. Rosemary sea salt is perfect with potatoes, lamb or even just sprinkled on a fresh slice of bread.

70g / Cyprus
Riso Melotti Vialone Nano Classico

Grown in the Veneto. Vialone Nano has good absorption, retains it shape during cooking, and is able to take more robust flavours with flair. Use in risottos, arancini and minestrone.

1kg / Italy
The Stock Merchant Free Range Chicken Stock

A stock with a remarkable purity and depth of flavour.  Made the traditional way with genuine free range Australian chickens, vegetables and herbs. All-natural, no added salt, gluten or additives.

500g / Australia
Pastificio Venturino Passata di Pomodoro

Fresh tomato puree made from ripe, juicy tomatoes.  A pantry staple in any Italian pantry, use it in any recipe calling for tomatoes - lasagna, cannelloni, ragus, soups or stews.

700G / Italy
Michele Portoghese Paccheri

Wonderfully large tubes of pasta - perfect for stuffing with meat ragu or cooked like regular pasta with your favourite sauce, try braised chicken and saffron cream with a generous grating of parmigiano.

500G / Italy
Dried Porcini Mushrooms

An Italian classic, porcini mushrooms are delicious  in risotto, pasta sauces and stews.  A small amount of these earthy delights will add mushroomy aroma and flavour to your dish.

25g / Italy
Parmigiano Reggiano

One of the greatest cheese in the world - delicious on it's own, elevates almost any dish to which it is added. It is delicious and addictive, and after one chunk you want another and another and another.

150g / Italy

Looking for something else?

  • We require a minimum of 24 hours* notice to put together your food hamper. 

  • All hampers are subject to stock availability. If it’s necessary to substitute an item, Tognini's guarantees that such substitution will be of equal value and quality. Customers will be notified of any changes.

  • Cancellation of hampers must be received no later than 24 hours prior to delivery. We do not accept cancellations under any circumstances once the gift has left our premises.

  • Hampers can be picked up in store: Tognini's CafeDeli & Catering, Shop 8, Milton Village, Baroona Road, Milton, Brisbane. Alternatively, we can organise delivery Australia wide with P.O.A. 

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