- Published on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 01:09
- Written by Super User
Fire & Spice Gourmet is located in The Cotton Exchange at 312 Nutt St., Wilmington. Visit the website at firespicegourmet.com for the online store; like them on Facebook for updated information about the tastings occurs at the store. For details, call 910-762-3050.
WILMINGTON – Spring is a time for renewal, time for change, this would be a great time to update your kitchen with some new utensils. The place that has a variety of kitchen utensils to help in the change is Fire & Spice Gourmet. Tommy Cooper, owner of Fire & Spice Gourmet, is always looking for kitchen items that are unique and just not available in everyone’s kitchen. He offers the new and trendy smaller gadgets to be used in the kitchen. There is a section of items made of silicone which can withstand high temperatures.
He also offers cookware, wine racks and wine accessories. There are coastal-themed dish towels and aprons. Cooper began by selling hot and barbecue sauces and seasonings 15 years ago and has grown the business to include local prepared foods, wines along with kitchen items.
The store is stocked with a variety of seasonings and sauces from Louisiana, an assortment of barbecue sauces that is unequalled in this area. To make any barbecue or grill-fest a memorable event. They also offer several jerk seasonings and sauces for Caribbean foods. There are approximately 700 different hot sauces that range from mild to extreme. These can be used in numerous food preparations. Dry rubs and marinades are also abundant. From Texas, there are seasonings for fajitas, tacos, and chili.
He also carries locally made salsas, pickles, relishes, jams, jellies, preserves and a really nice local honey. Rum cakes from Kure Beach, toffee from Wilmington, seafood breading, hushpuppy mix, cocktail and tartar sauce from Calabash, garlic butter shrimp and crab boil from Florida, and numerous other regional items are available. The wine selection covers a lot. One section is all North Carolina wines; there is a good offering from California with the traditional European varietals. There are also wines from Italy, France, Germany, Australia and Spain to name a few. Fire & Spice Gourmet is located in The Cotton Exchange at 312 Nutt St., Wilmington.
The hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit the website at firespicegourmet.com for the online store; like them on Facebook for updated information about the tastings occurs at the store. For details, call 910-762-3050.