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Vitamin Q: the book!
~ Sunday, June 15, 2003
Two rather different lists of recommended necessities for store cupboards:
stock cubes / instant coffee / real coffee / cooking oil / cornflour / curry powder / dried mixed herbs / flour / garlic powder / gravy granules / horseradish sauce / mustard / milk powder / orange or lemon squash / pasta / pepper / pickle / rice / salt / soya sauce / sugar / Tabasco / tea bags / tomato purée / tomato sauce / vinegar / Worcester sauce
...from 'How to Boil an Egg' by Jan Arkless (1986)
light olive oil / extra virgin olive oil / groundnut oil / walnut or hazelnut oil / sherry vinegar / cider vinegar / balsamic vinegar / tarragon mustard / grainy Dijon mustard / smooth yellow Dijon mustard / pappardelle / conchiglie / Maldon salt / black peppercorns / dried chillies / ground spices / harissa / dark and light soy / pesto / olive pastes / creamed artichoke / tinned chick peas, tomatoes and sardines / organic flour / caster sugar / cane sugar cubes
...from 'Real Fast Food' by Nigel Slater (1992)
Italics means I have them in my larder at the moment - erm, rather more from the schemie list than the bourgie one. Note to self: must try harder.