Stores

Products

International

La Cigale

Quintessentially French

La Cigale4 La Cigale is at the bottom end of St Georges’ Bay Road in Parnell, Auckland. On Saturdays and Sundays it hosts a French Style farmers’ market, which consistently wins awards . It also sells fashion, antiques, soap and candles, kitchenware, wine, food and things French, 99% of their goods are sourced from France.

La Cigale is a destination more than a store. They make and sell bread and pastry, their cheese cabinet is full of French cheese of a wide variety of types. The canned, bottled and dry goods are French and fabulous.

Until you’ve tried French confit of goose or duck, you won’t understand why they’re so passionate about their food. The sauces available at La Cigale are French and probably decadent. Certainly they’re indulgent.

Elizabeth and Mike Lind select new products on their trips to France every two or three months so expect the range to vary from time to time. The opened La Cigale twelve years ago because they were impressed by fine things French when travelling to France for their textile business. La Cigale offers a carnival of flavours and ingredients often unavailable elsewhere in Auckland.

Oh yes, they also run a French bistro three nights a week.
International / La Cigale

Add a Comment

Comments

RSS feed for comments on this page
  • all of the Auckland markets can now be found on www.aucklandmarkets.co.nz this might be useful to some of your readers :)

    Posted on 27 August 2013 by Anna

  • Dear Madam/Sir,

    Please advise expressing your interest in the following products:

    Essential Oils: Niaouli, 700Kg - Ravensara aromatica, 50Kg - Ravintsara (Cinnamomum camphora), 300Kg - Ylang I, 40Kg - Ylang complete, 200Kg - Ylang II 60Kg
    - Ylang III, 250Kg - Cinnamon bark, 30Kg - Clove bud, 2500Kg - Calophyllum inophyllum, 200Kg - Saro (Cinnamosma fragrans), 70Kg;
    Extracts: Cocoa, 40Kg - Vanilla Oleoresin (X30), 40Kg - Vanilla Oleoresin (X20) 65Kg- Vanilla Oleoresin (10X) 100kg-Vanilla Absolute (X20), 35Kg -Vanilla tinctures 10 000 Kg
    Vanilla beans (16cms+): Black, 2000Kg - Black & brown, 5000Kg;
    Raw products: Cocoa beans, up to 22’225Kg (1FCL) - Clove buds, up to 55’000Kg;
    FOB Price/Kg Antananarivo, forwarded upon request.

    Many thanks for your attention to the present offer and your response.

    Kind regards,
    Julia Rajaonarison

    Posted on 15 August 2012 by julia

Ethical shopping free range label2

Ethical shopping: Are labels trustworthy?

Except for labelling, what evidence do we have that one product is more “ethical” than another? We know that manufacturers are prone to “puffery” abou...

by Andrew Laxon for The New Zealand Herald
1
Truffle food and love

There’s more than oysters that fire men up.

Be it a humble stick of celery, a bar of chocolate or a glass of wine, there are a number of foods that will excite a man’s appetite for love. Is it ...

by Mariagrazia Villa for Italianfoodlovers
fish

My favourite fish depends on how I feel on the day

The other day my brother-in-law asked me what my favourite fish was. Well, it depends. Sometimes I long for comfort food like my Mum used to cook. ...

by Toby Warren
1