Store cupboard staples

General

Black peppercorns and grinder

Sea Salt

Rapeseed oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Mayonnaise

Root ginger

Garlic

Onions (red ones cover lots of bases)

Maris Piper potatoes

Spaghetti or linguini

Pasta shapes, whatever you fancy

Basmati rice

Tin tomatoes

Tin tuna (in spring water not oil)

Eggs

Block butter

Decent cheddar cheese

Parmesan (block, not pre-grated saw-dust)

Pine nuts

Plain flour

Breadcrumbs (make your own and freeze them)

Kitchen roll (don’t eat this one)

Herbs and spices

Oregano

Paprika

Chilli Powder

Desserts

70% minimum cocoa solids chocolate

Cheap’n’cheerful plain chocolate

Cheap’n’cheerful milk chocolate

White chocolate

Vanilla essence

Ground almonds

Birthday candles

Thai and oriental

Coconut milk (full fat)

Light soy sauce

Fish sauce

Limes (you can always use in your G&T)

Frozen coriander

Thai red or green curry paste

Mirin or dry sherry

Red chillies (fresh or dried)

Prawn crackers

Sweet chilli sauce

For the freezer

Frozen coriander

Frozen parsley

Breadcumbs (make your own)

Chicken stock (make you own)

Wine cooler jacket

Ice cube bags

 

 

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