50 storecupboard ingredients and a recipe to go with each of them
Make cooking meals as stress-free as possible with our master storecupboard shopping list. Here you’ll find 50 items that you should make sure you have at home. They’re designed to help make your cooking easier.
We’ve also added a recipe for each of them.
And for something a bit different, see our storecupboard Christmas cocktails, too.
The secret to an organised kitchen is to plan ahead and have the right ingredients already stored in your storecupboard, fridge, freezer or pantry.
To make your life easier, the delicious.food team have devised a storecupboard master list of 50 essential items to buy as an initial shop, then keep topped up.
Add the right recipes and there’ll be no need for any more end-of-day supermarket dashes – you’ll always have a stack of dinner options up your sleeve. Add freshly cooked vegetables as you want to.
Ready? Here’s our top 50 storecupboard items:
- Red wine
- Rice wine
- Dijon or wholegrain mustard
- Soy sauce
- Fish sauce
- Ground coriander
- Garam masala
- Chilli flakes
- Smoked paprika
- Dried oregano
- Cheddar cheese
- Double cream/crème fraiche
- Greek yogurt
- Tinned tomatoes
- Dried noodles
- Dried breadcrumbs
- Tinned cannellini/butter beans
- Vegetable/chicken stock
- Olive oil
- Extra virgin oil
- Frozen peas
- Beef mince
- Chicken thighs
- Frozen prawns
- Frozen white fish fillet
- Frozen spinach
Looking to use up as many ingredients from your cupboard as possible? Discover 10 storecupboard recipes to try below:
- Puttanesca beans with spinach
- Prawn and spinach curry
- Spaghetti with chunky tapenade
- Breaded harissa cod with couscous
- Thai beef larb with egg-fried rice
- Parmesan chicken with lentils
- Spicy sausage meatballs
- Turmeric fish curry
- Pasta with capers and anchovies
- Chicken and chickpeas with zesty breadcrumbs