My Cupboard staples

If you have these in your cupboard you can rustle something up within about 30 minutes!  Happy cooking…

Fresh things… these tend to last especially if you store them in your fridge

Onions

Garlic

Potatoes

Carrots

Chillies

Ginger

 

Tins and things

Beans (baked beans are fine!!!)

Tinned Tomatoes – chopped or whole, either is fine

Tinned Coconut milk

Tinned Tuna

Tinned Anchovies

Tinned Sweetcorn

Dried Pasta (Wholemeal is more filling and much better for you)

Rice (Brown is more filling and much better for you)

Dried Egg Noodles

Risotto Rice

Cous Cous

Plain Flour

Self Raising Flour

Sugar

Cocoa Powder

Jar of Olives

Chorizo Sausage – dry cured which can be cupboard stored – they last ages and are delicious!

 

Bottles and Spices

Salt

Pepper

Olive oil

Vegetable Stock – Tub is probably easiest (cubes also fine)

Curry Powder

Ground cumin

Ground coriander

Smoked Paprika

Chinese Five Spice

Ground Cinnamon

Dried Oregano

Chilli Powder / Cayenne Pepper

Balsamic Vinegar

White Wine Vinegar

Mustard – Dijon and English

Soy Sauce

Fish sauce – if you like Thai food

 

For the freezer

Quorn mince – versatile, healthy, tasty and can be cooked from frozen! 

Quorn Sausages – versatile, healthy, tasty and can be cooked from frozen!

Quorn pieces – versatile, healthy, tasty and can be cooked from frozen!

Frozen beef mince – you can cook this from frozen

Frozen prawns – they defrost quickly

Peas

Spinach

Sweetcorn

Lemongrass – if you use it, I keep mine in the freezer snd use it straight from there

 

 

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