will england :: food : essentials

[Skud presents an idea of essentials to have in the pantry. I like it!]

Tins: tomatoes, coconut milk, kidney beans, a couple of soups, baby
corn spears, corn kernels, and probably a few other things I can't
remember.

Dry goods: plain and self-raising flour, white sugar, castor sugar,
icing sugar, brown sugar, dessicated coconut, currants, sultanas,
slivered almonds, pine nuts, red lentils, red kidney beans, white
beans (ummm, medium sized, can't remember what type), green split
peas, barley, couscous, bulgur (cracked wheat), sesame seeds, peanuts,
arborio rice, normal white rice (thorfy would know what kind it is;
I don't), brown rice, spiral pasta, penne pasta, long pasta, rock
salt, normal salt, powdered skim milk, cornflour, popcorn, rice
flour...

Spices and herbs: chilli powder, paprika, cinnamon (sticks and ground),
nutmeg, cardamom, coriander, cumin, mustard seeds, peppercorns, ground
ginger, cloves, dried basil, dried oregano, dried parsley, dried
rosemary, lots of weird asian things (ask thorfy), etc...

Jars and bottles: pickles of various kinds, seed mustard, mayonaisse
(a good store-bought brand), white vinegar, brown vinegar, apple
cider vinegar, balsamic vinegar, white wine vinegar, olive oil,
canola oil, soy sauces and other asian things (ask thorfy), bottles
of good quality italian tomato sauce, australian (meat-pie type)
tomato sauce (i.e. ketchup), BBQ sauce, various chilli sauces, tomato
paste...

Other: UHT stock (chicken/beef/vegetable), vegie-spice stock powder
stuff, gelatin, food dyes, vanilla essence and other baking-type
flavourings, "jamsetta" powdered pectin type stuff, tortillas,
chocolate chips, various kinds of crackers, and ghod knows what else.

Fresh vegies and stuff: fresh garlic, brown onions, red salad onions,
small red chillis; in the vegie garden: oregano, basil, rosemary,
chives, lettuce, cress, mustard greens, thyme, winter savoury,
common mint, peppermint, lemon balm.

Dairy: "tasty" cheese (ie cheddar), fresh parmesan, pecorino, fetta,
sour cream.

 

 

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