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I’ll be adding to this as I go…

Baking

Flour: Self raising, plain, strong white bread, polenta, spelt

Sugar: caster and icing, soft light brown

Baking powder (and cream of tartar, bicarbonate of soda)

Vanilla essence and pods, orange flower water, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon

Dark chocolate (I like Waitrose’s large blocks – v cheap; Divine’s 100g bar dark chocolate)

Nuts: walnuts, ground, flaked and whole almonds, hazelnuts, pine nuts

Raisins, sultanas, uncoloured cherries

Dried yeast

Tins and jars

Capers

Artichokes

Sun-dried tomato puree

Olives

Chopped tomatoes

Chickpeas (for curries and hummus)

Cannelloni beans (for soups and salads)

Tuna (buy sustainable -avoid John West): Sainsbury’s is good as is Fish4Ever; sardines, anchovies and mackerel

Barts red Thai curry paste, fish sauce, coconut milk in sachets, lime leaves

Mayonnaise (for emergency garli mayo)

High fruit jams

Spices:

Coriander, cumin, methi leaves, fenugreek, curry powder or leaves, turmeric, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika, allspice, red chili flakes

Pasta: spaghetti, pasta shapes, noodles

Rice and grains: Basmati, Thai, Italian short grain brown rice, spelt, couscous

Black peppercorns, Maldon Sea Salt and a cheaper salt for cooking pasta

Garlic and ginger

Always in the fridge:

Lemons

Herbs

Butter

Single cream or mascarpone

Dijon Mustard

Parmesan

Tahini (for hummus)

Red and green chilis

In the freezer:

Emergency bread

Pittas

Good ice cream (e.g. Green&Blacks, Minghella, Rocombe Farm, Marshfield)

Peas

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