Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, we will be providing a special menu for all functions.
Coronavirus shopping list. Click on any underlined text to go to a recipe which includes the item. Enjoy.
hVegetables: only pick the ones you like and buy them in frozen form, tinned and fresh.
We recommend; sweetcorn, carrots, cauliflower, frozen stew packs, peppers, onions, broccoli, peas, including mushy as the chippy might be closed.
Potatoes (jacket potatoes, tinned new potatoes, frozen chips, frozen roast potatoes, mashed, hash browns)
Meat: pick 3 or 4 meats you like and buy in packs from fresh and freezer areas, upto the space of your freezer.
We recommend; (sausages - great for breakfast and with your mash for tea) beef stew steak and as pre-sliced to freeze for sandwiches, chicken in breast form and as pre-sliced meats which can be frozen for sandwiches. Pork in chops and joint forms. Minced beef/lamb for shepherds pies, lasagne and spaghetti bolognaise. Ready made pies and freeze.
Fish: fish mix for fish pies, frozen salmon, prawns, scampi, fish in batter to go with your mushy peas and chips - your chippy might not be open.
Bread: brioche rolls have a long date and useful for breakfast and sandwiches click here for Brioche bread and pudding recipe, bread to freeze, part-baked bread for sandwiches and save sliced bread for toasting, crumpets, wraps have a good date too. Any others you like and can fit into your freezer/cupboard.
Baking ingredients: plain flour for pancakes and scones/cobbler, self-rasing flour, demerrara/caster/light brown sugars, flaked almonds, ground almonds, currants, sultanas, cherries, eggs, vanilla essence, margarine, UHT milk,
The fridge: (2 large margarine 1 for the fridge and 1 for the freezer), (2 x large blocks of cheese, 1 for the fridge and 1 for the freezer), milk, yogurts, cheese spread.
Pasta: sheets, twirls, egg noodle packs and (pasta in a cup style paskets with a sauce for lunches and incase you run out of sauces and can't get to the shops till the next day - add frozen cooked meat and some vegetables to increase your 5 a day and use as your evening meals). Maccaroni cheese in tins - add cauliflower and broccoli or frozen veg stew packs to increase your 5-a-day.
Sauces: cooking oil, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, sweet chilli sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, ketchup, mayonnaise, white sauce, bolognaise sauce, pasta sauce in jars to your taste, cup-a-soups. Curry sacues to taste & jars of pesto for when you run out of fresh ingredients.
Herbs & spices: (parsley - sprinkle into everything to increase your vitamins), bay leaf, thyme, (oregano - add to your chicken and mayonnaise sandwiches), (rosemary - great on your frozen roast potatoes/wedges to add to your vitamins), gravy granules, cornflour, oxo cubes, vinegar, salt, (pepper, chili flakes, garlic salt, onion salt, celery salt, cumin, curry powder - great for adding to your meals to increase vitamins and minerals - add to mayonnaise for sandwiches and into stock to change the flavours).