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Dried Goods

Choose Michael Lee for your pantry staples. Nuts, dried fruit, pastas, pulses, purees and more selected for their quality and flavour.

Oils

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Pomace Olive Oil

Pomace Olive Oil

Olive Pomace Oil is produced from the pulp and leftover flesh of the olives, after the first press is done creating Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Truffle Oil

Truffle Oil

Truffle oil is made from infusing olive oils with these truffles. Truffle oils can be used on pasta or salads to enrich the flavors. The Italian population often uses truffles in their cooking.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - White Truffle Oil

White Truffle Oil

Truffle oil is top quality olive oil that has been infused with either white or black truffles. Both types of truffles have an earthy, mushroom flavor. Truffle oil was originally created when truffles are soaked in olive oil.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Yorkshire Rapeseed Extra Virgin Oil

Yorkshire Rapeseed Extra Virgin Oil

Yorkshire Rapeseed Oil has a beautiful delicate flavour ideal for all your culinary needs.

Vinegars and Cooking Wines

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is made from fermented apple juice, and used in salad dressings, marinades, and chutneys. It is made by crushing apples, then squeezing out the juice.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic vinegar, occasionally shortened to balsamic, is a very dark, concentrated, and intensely flavoured vinegar originating in Italy.

Also available as a glaze.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Jerez Aged Sherry Vinegar

Jerez Aged Sherry Vinegar

Sherry vinegar is a gourmet wine vinegar made from Sherry. Sherry vinegar is used extensively in both Spanish and French cuisine.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Raspberry Vinegar

Raspberry Vinegar

Raspberry vinegar adds a crisp, fresh finish to any salad. Complementing all flavours, mix a dash in sparkling wine or drizzle over Yorkshire puddings for the ultimate Sunday roast dinner. And for the ultimate salad dressing, blend with a fine British rapeseed oil.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Red Wine Vinegar

Red Wine Vinegar

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - White Wine Vinegar

White Wine Vinegar

Purées

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Apricot

Apricot

Once selected, the best fruits are prepared according to traditional method. They are refined taking into account their texture natural profile, to extract all the qualities, then blended with the suitable amount of sugar.

Apricot flavour.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Blackcurrant

Blackcurrant

Once selected, the best fruits are prepared according to traditional method. They are refined taking into account their texture natural profile, to extract all the qualities, then blended with the suitable amount of sugar.

Blackcurrant flavour.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Mango

Mango

Once selected, the best fruits are prepared according to traditional method. They are refined taking into account their texture natural profile, to extract all the qualities, then blended with the suitable amount of sugar.

Mango flavour.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Passion fruit

Passion fruit

Once selected, the best fruits are prepared according to traditional method. They are refined taking into account their texture natural profile, to extract all the qualities, then blended with the suitable amount of sugar.

Passionfruit flavour.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Raspberry

Raspberry

Once selected, the best fruits are prepared according to traditional method. They are refined taking into account their texture natural profile, to extract all the qualities, then blended with the suitable amount of sugar.

Raspberry flavour.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Strawberry

Strawberry

Once selected, the best fruits are prepared according to traditional method. They are refined taking into account their texture natural profile, to extract all the qualities, then blended with the suitable amount of sugar.

Strawberry flavour.

Mustards

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dijon Mustard Smooth (In Glass Kilner Jar)

Dijon Mustard Smooth (In Glass Kilner Jar)

In this smooth, brown seed mustard, verjuice, an acidic juice made from unripe grapes, was substituted for the common vinegar.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dijon Wholegrain Mustard (In Glass Kilner Jar)

Dijon Wholegrain Mustard (In Glass Kilner Jar)

Whole grain mustard is simply a mustard that has been ground just enough to to form a paste, but not so much that it fully breaks down all the mustard seeds, creating a thick, coarse texture.

Nuts

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Californian Whole Almonds

Californian Whole Almonds

Whole Almonds are a delicious, delicately flavoured seed. The climate of California's Central Valley is ideal for growing conditions of almond trees.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Chopped Mixed Nuts

Chopped Mixed Nuts

These nuts have been finely chopped for easier use in the kitchen. Blanched.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Flaked Almonds

Flaked Almonds

Flaked almonds are first blanched and then sliced to created flaked almonds. While they can be eaten straight out of the pack, they are most commonly used in the making of cakes, bread and desserts.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Ground Almonds

Ground Almonds

Ground almonds, also known as almond meal is made from almonds which are first blanched, and then ground into a powder.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Jumbo Salted Peanuts

Jumbo Salted Peanuts

Roasted daily to inner perfection, these jumbo roasted peanuts in shell will be the highest quality and freshest peanuts you have ever tasted. They are unsalted for a simple, healthy snack.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Light Amber Broken Walnuts

Light Amber Broken Walnuts

Walnuts are an excellent source of several vitamins and minerals, including: Copper. This mineral promotes heart health. It also helps maintain bone, nerve, and immune system function.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Light Amber Walnut Halves

Light Amber Walnut Halves

Walnuts Kernels can be added to salads, stir-fried veggies, rice dishes.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Mixed Nuts & Raisins

Mixed Nuts & Raisins

Mixed nuts are a snack food consisting of any mixture of nuts. Peanuts, almonds, walnuts, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, and pecans are common constituents of mixed nuts. Mixed nuts may be salted, roasted, cooked, or blanched.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Pecan Nuts Halves

Pecan Nuts Halves

A pecan, like the fruit of all other members of the hickory genus, is not truly a nut, but is technically a drupe, a fruit with a single stone or pit.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Pine-Nut Kernels

Pine-Nut Kernels

Pine Nut Kernels are delicious sprinkled onto salads or lightly toast to bring out their flavour and add extra crunchiness.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Pistachios - Roasted with Shell

Pistachios - Roasted with Shell

Pistachios are one of the world's oldest nuts, being grown in the Middle East for thousands of years. They are even mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible, which indicates their rich history as a prized food source.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Redskin Peanuts

Redskin Peanuts

A powerhouse of dietary minerals, protein and antioxidants, they’re insanely good for your skin, heart and brain.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Salsa Almonds

Salsa Almonds

Almonds with a kick!

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Shelled Pistachios

Shelled Pistachios

Pistachios are a great source of healthy fats, fibre, protein, antioxidants, and various nutrients.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Whole Brazils

Whole Brazils

Brazil nuts are very nutritious and energy dense.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Whole Cashews

Whole Cashews

Cashew nuts are nutritionally much the same as other nuts: they are high in fat (around 50 percent), rich in vitamin E and a good source of minerals, particularly magnesium and zinc.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Whole Hazelnuts

Whole Hazelnuts

Whole Hazelnuts are a delicious, subtly sweet nut, grown from the Birch family of trees.

Pulses

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Chick Peas

Chick Peas

Chickpeas are filling, delicious, easy to cook and cheap. Used to make a number of different favourites like houmous.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dark Speckled Lentils

Dark Speckled Lentils

These puy-type lentils hold their shape well. Cook in stock or water for 20 minutes with onions and spices, dress in lemon juice or olive oil and eat as a side with sausages, lamb chops or a bacon joint.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Marrowfat Peas

Marrowfat Peas

Marrowfat peas are green mature peas that have been allowed to dry out naturally in the field. They are starchy, and are used to make mushy peas.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Red Split Lentils

Red Split Lentils

Red split lentils are an essential ingredient for all lovers of soups, casseroles, stews and hearty 'winter foods'. They're also great for mixing into fresh summery salads, savoury snacks like crackers and crispbreads

Pasta and Rice

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Arborio Rice

Arborio Rice

Arborio rice is an Italian short-grain rice. It is named after the town of Arborio, in the Po Valley, which is situated in the main growing region of Doron.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Cous Cous

Cous Cous

Consisting of many tiny granules made from steamed and dried durum wheat, couscous has become a popular alternative to rice and pasta. It has a light fluffy texture and is a little bland in flavour but readily soaks up the flavours of other ingredients.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Linguini

Linguini

The name linguine means "little tongues" in Italian. Linguine was traditionally served with sauces such as pesto but others such as tomato or fish based sauces are popular as well.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Paella Rice

Paella Rice

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Penne

Penne

Penne is an extruded type of pasta with cylinder-shaped pieces, their ends cut at a bias.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Rigatoni

Rigatoni

Rigatoni are a form of tube-shaped pasta of varying lengths and diameters originating in Italy. Sometimes slightly curved, though not as curved as elbow macaroni

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Spaghetti

Spaghetti

Spaghetti is a long, thin, solid, cylindrical pasta. It is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine. Like other pasta, spaghetti is made of milled wheat and water and sometimes enriched with vitamins and minerals. Italian spaghetti is typically made from durum wheat semolina.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Tagliatelle

Tagliatelle

Tagliatelle is a traditional type of Italian pasta. Individual pieces of tagliatelle are long, flat ribbons that are similar in shape to fettuccine and are typically about 6.5 to 10 mm wide.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - White Basmati Rice

White Basmati Rice

Basmati rice is a unique species of rice originating from India. Just like all species of rice, basmati is available in white or brown versions, depending on the extent of the milling process.

Seeds and Spices

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Green Madagascan Peppercorns in Brine

Green Madagascan Peppercorns in Brine

The green peppercorn has a mild, slightly fruity flavor and is not as spicy as the black of white pepper.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Linseeds

Linseeds

Linseed is the small, reddish-brown or golden-yellow seed of the common flax plant. They can be used to improve digestive health, lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Poppy Seeds

Poppy Seeds

Poppy seeds are consumed across the world for their wide ranging health benefits as well as their great taste.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin Seeds

The seeds are typically flat and asymmetrically oval, have a white outer husk, and are light green in color after the husk is removed.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Saffron Filaments

Saffron Filaments

Good saffron goes a long way and just a few filaments will give a wonderful, intense burst of flavour, aroma and colour

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Sesame Seeds Hulled

Sesame Seeds Hulled

Sesame seeds are a good source of healthy fats, protein, B vitamins, minerals, and fibre. Hulled sesame seeds are seeds with the hulls removed. You can tell which one is which by the fact that unhulled sesame seeds are brown.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Smoked Paprika

Smoked Paprika

Smoked paprika uses chilies that are smoke-dried and then crushed. They are typically smoked with oak which leads to a strong outdoorsy flavor.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Sunflower Seeds USA

Sunflower Seeds USA

The sunflower seed is the fruit of the sunflower. The seeds are harvested from the plant's large flower heads, which can measure more than 12 inches in diameter. A single sunflower head may contain up to 2,000 seeds.

Salt

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Maldon Flaked Sea Salt

Maldon Flaked Sea Salt

Soft crunchy sea salt flakes have a fresh intensity and clean taste containing the perfect balance of natural minerals to enhance any dish.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Maldon Smoked Sea Salt

Maldon Smoked Sea Salt

Gently smoked over oak to add a rich, sophisticated flavour to any dish.

Oats and Muesli

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Jumbo Oats

Jumbo Oats

Oats are among the healthiest grains on earth. They're a gluten-free whole grain and a great source of important vitamins and minerals.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Standard Porridge Oats

Standard Porridge Oats

Porridge is a thick, warm type of food similar to oatmeal. It's often a breakfast food. When you boil oats in milk or water, the end result of porridge.

Callebaut Chocolate

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dark Chocolate Callets

Dark Chocolate Callets

Callebaut dark chocolate chips.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dark Chocolate Callets Bitter 70%

Dark Chocolate Callets Bitter 70%

Callebaut 70% dark chocolate chips.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Milk Chocolate Callets

Milk Chocolate Callets

Belgian high quality, milk chocolate chips. Callebaut have created this chocolate couverture for easy melting and a wide range of chocolate use from moulding & enrobing to melting and baking.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - White Chocolate Callets

White Chocolate Callets

Callebaut white chocolate chips.

Dried and Preserved Fruit

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Apple Rings

Apple Rings

Dried apple rings are full of natural flavour and sweetness. These high quality dried apple rings can be used to make a delicious apple cake or apple pie.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Apricots

Apricots

Dried apricots are full of natural flavour and sweetness. The dried apricot is obtained by dehydrating the fruit by natural means to enrich the flavor without reducing any of its nutritive content. It's perfect and healthy snack.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Baby Apples in Syrup

Baby Apples in Syrup

Can be used as a garnish, decoration, or can be used in canapes.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Baby Pears (With Stalk)

Baby Pears (With Stalk)

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Banana Chips

Banana Chips

Banana chips are dried, generally crispy slices of bananas. They can be covered with sugar or honey and have a sweet taste, or are more commonly fried in oil and spices and have a salty or spicy taste.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Caperberries

Caperberries

Caperberries have a sharp, piquant and salty taste, with a pungent aroma. These berries taste like capers, but have a stronger or milder taste. These pickled berries are also used for garnishing and cooking.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Choice Mixed Fruit No.2 with No Peel

Choice Mixed Fruit No.2 with No Peel

Our Choice Mixed Fruit contains a delicious blend of some of the most popular dried fruit.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Choice Mixed Fruit No.2 with Peel

Choice Mixed Fruit No.2 with Peel

Our Choice Mixed Fruit contains a delicious blend of some of the most popular dried fruit.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Chopped Apricots

Chopped Apricots

Dried apricots are full of natural flavour and sweetness. The dried apricot is obtained by dehydrating the fruit by natural means to enrich the flavor without reducing any of its nutritive content. It's perfect and healthy snack.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Currants

Currants

A sweet earthy taste unlike other berries.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dates

Dates

Dried dates are wrinkled outside, but sweet, delicious and sticky inside. They have a rich intensive caramel taste.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Desiccated Coconut

Desiccated Coconut

Desiccated coconut is the dried, finely shredded flesh of the coconut, sometimes sweetened.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dried Cranberries

Dried Cranberries

Dried cranberries are made by partially dehydrating fresh cranberries, a process similar to making grapes into raisins.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dried Mango

Dried Mango

Delicious as it tastes, it also carries enormous health benefits which make it even more desirable.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dried Pineapple

Dried Pineapple

These luscious pineapple chunks taste like sweetened sunshine. They're a healthy snack packed with enzymes, dietary fibre and antioxidants.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Dried Sweetened Papaya

Dried Sweetened Papaya

Dried papaya chunks are made from fresh papaya fruit, which is grown in many tropical areas. They are pieces of fresh papaya that have been heated to remove moisture.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Figs

Figs

Known for being a healthy and versatile ingredient they can add a burst of sweetness to all kinds of dishes.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Golden South African Sultanas

Golden South African Sultanas

Deliciously juicy and brightly coloured, these South African Choice Golden Sultanas can add a little extra something to breakfasts and desserts.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Griottines Cherries in Kirch

Griottines Cherries in Kirch

Griottines are delicious wild morello cherries, pitted and soaked in liqueur, the unique recipe of which is a closely-guarded secret.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - No.1 Whole Cherries

No.1 Whole Cherries

Whole fruit, smaller pieces of fruit, or pieces of peel, are placed in heated sugar syrup, which absorbs the moisture from within the fruit and eventually preserves it.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Pitted Prunes

Pitted Prunes

Delicious pitted prunes that contain no pits and are ideal for cooking and snacking. Not only do prunes taste great, but they’re also very healthy

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Turkish Raisins

Turkish Raisins

Despite their small size, raisins are packed with energy and rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Raisins are naturally sweet and high in sugar and calories.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Whole & Broken Red Cherries

Whole & Broken Red Cherries

Whole fruit, smaller pieces of fruit, or pieces of peel, are placed in heated sugar syrup, which absorbs the moisture from within the fruit and eventually preserves it.

Dried and Preserved Vegetables

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Mini Capers (In Glass Kilner Jar)

Mini Capers (In Glass Kilner Jar)

These tiny, delicate capers are picked when the fruit is still in blossom and has not yet matured. After being cleaned, sifted and calibrated by hand, they are soaked in wine vinegar, which softens their flavour without impairing it.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Onions in Balsamic Vinegar

Onions in Balsamic Vinegar

Pickled onions are a food item consisting of onions pickled in a solution of vinegar and salt, often with other preservatives and flavourings.

Mushrooms and Truffles

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Mixed Wild Mushrooms (Dried)

Mixed Wild Mushrooms (Dried)

Pure mushroom heaven. Grown by nature, picked by hand.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Premier Choix Mushroom Ceps (Dried)

Premier Choix Mushroom Ceps (Dried)

Pure mushroom heaven. Grown by nature, picked by hand.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Whole Summer Truffles (In Tins)

Whole Summer Truffles (In Tins)

Black Summer Truffles are the most popular truffle featured in Italian cookery but less well known elsewhere and often underrated. As the season draws to a close they are now dark in colour with an intense earthy aroma.

Snacks and Confectionery

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Fried Broadbeans

Fried Broadbeans

Broad beans are packed with nutrition. These delicious legumes have been enjoyed around the world for thousands of years and deservedly so.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Giant Toasted Corn

Giant Toasted Corn

Toasted gigant corn kernels are also known in Spain as Kikos, These large corn grains are roasted and then salted . They are the perfect party snack to go with tapas or crushed and sprinkled over a roasted duck breast or chicken providing a different texture.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Las Panaeras Picos de Pan Breadsticks

Las Panaeras Picos de Pan Breadsticks

These versatile and crunchy mini bread sticks are an ideal accompaniment to any plat. Picos - meaning: pick, lip, beak, are little mouth popping explosions of savoury crunchiness and bring an extra element to any tapas.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Mallorcan Rosemary Cheese Biscuits

Mallorcan Rosemary Cheese Biscuits

Made from olive oil and wild rosemary, these Rosemary Biscuits are perfect to accompany any Spanish charcuterie, cheeses and as part of any tapas.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Pork Scratchings

Pork Scratchings

Scratchings are pieces of pork belly fried until golden brown and crispy.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Valencia Almonds

Valencia Almonds

A delicious gourmet nut that will be a satisfying snack. Try to use these almonds in your rice dishes, salads or breads. A little bit of kick may make a world of difference.

Other Dried Goods

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Bulgur Wheat

Bulgur Wheat

Bulgur is a cereal food made from the cracked parboiled groats of several different wheat species, most often from durum wheat.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Clear Honey

Clear Honey

Honey usually comes in two commercial forms - a clear pourable honey and a firmer, cloudy type of honey. Often the runny type of honey is specified as it is more liquid and tends to blend more easily into sauces and liquid recipes.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Coconut Milk

Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is highly nutritious. Unlike cow's milk, coconut milk is lactose-free so can be used as a milk substitute by those with lactose intolerance.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Glucose Syrup

Glucose Syrup

Glucose syrup is a substance primarily used in commercial food production as a sweetener, thickener, and moisture-retaining agent.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Goose Fat (In a Tin)

Goose Fat (In a Tin)

Goose fat is predominantly used for the production of Confit. Good results from using as a frying medium for potatoes and other vegetables.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Panko Breadcrumbs

Panko Breadcrumbs

Panko bread crumbs is a Japanese-style bread crumb made from white bread without the crusts. This results in a lighter, airier bread crumb that absorbs less grease and stays crispier for longer.

Michael Lee Fine Cheeses - Quince Jelly (Wooden Box)

Quince Jelly (Wooden Box)

Because of the astringent, tart flavor, quinces are commonly made into preserves and jellies. When prepared as jelly, it tastes like a cross between an apple and a pear.

Quince Paste