Store cupboard checklist

  • strong white bread flour
  • self-raising flour
  • ’00’ (double zero) pasta flour
  • potato flour
  • semolina
  • ’instant’ yeast
  • spaghetti
  • ’no-cook’ lasagne
  • ditalini, macaroni and other dried pasta
  • Basmati rice
  • risotto rice
  • couscous
  • different varieties of dried beans
  • dried chick peas
  • lentils
  • polenta
  • dried mushrooms
  • caster sugar
  • icing sugar
  • sultanas
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • sunflower oil
  • sesame oil
  • chilli oil
  • sherry vinegar
  • balsamic vinegar
  • white wine vinegar
  • red wine vinegar
  • rice vinegar
  • Colman’s mustard powder
  • Dijon mustard
  • Lea & Perrins Worcestershire sauce
  • good-quality tomato ketchup
  • mushroom ketchup
  • Thai fish sauce
  • Kikkoman soy sauce
  • hoisin sauce
  • oyster sauce
  • mirin
  • sake
  • brandy
  • dry sherry
  • wasabi
  • five-spice powder
  • star anise
  • whole nutmegs
  • paprika
  • cumin seeds
  • coriander seeds
  • saffron threads
  • turmeric
  • dried chilli flakes
  • freeze-dried oregano
  • freeze-dried bay leaves
  • Maldon sea salt
  • black peppercorns
  • white peppercorns
  • tomato passata
  • canned tomatoes
  • canned flageolets
  • anchovy fillets In olive oil
  • canned dolphin-friendly tuna in oil
  • canned sardines in olive oil
  • salted capers