Anchovies or Anchovy Paste – excellent for adding quick flavour to sauces or pasta

Arrowroot or Cornstarch – thickening agent

Baking Powder

Baking Soda

Breadcrumbs – easy to make your own using day old bread. Whiz in the food processor and store in the freezer until needed.


Curry Paste

Hot Sauce

Jams – choose unsweetened varieties

Ketchup – ketchups are very high sugar. Consider a homemade version.

Mayonnaise – choose the olive oil variety

Miso – excellent to add with added salt and good in salad dressings. Keeps for a long time in the fridge.

Mustard – try a dijon variety, plain or grainy.

Pepper – buy whole and grind in a pepper grinder as needed.

Salt (sea or kosher)

Stock (Chicken or Vegetable) – avoid canned, choose a low sodium tetra pack such as Imagine or Pacific

Sun dried tomatoes


Tamari (or soy sauce)

Vinegars (Balsamic, apple cider, rice, white wine, red wine)

Vanilla Essence – avoid the artificial varieties

Wine or Sherry


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