If you’ve been following our Tefalphabet series of cooking tips, you’ll know we’re keen to get people cooking more and discover that homemade meals can be a lot simpler than you think.
One of the key things to making cooking much, much easier is having the right ingredients in the house. Sounds simple enough, right? But how often have you gone to make dinner only to find that you’ve used the last of the tinned tomatoes already, or that you forgot to get the chicken out of the freezer?
You’ve probably always got a few old tins of tuna knocking about in the back of your cupboards, and some mixed beans that you’re not quite sure how to use. But have you got the things you really need?
With help from the pros at L’Atelier des Chefs, we’ve put together a list of our kitchen cupboard essentials. These versatile ingredients are good to keep stocked up on, so you’ve always got the basics for pulling together a meal.