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So tell me about your spice and pantry

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Umpteenthnamechange Fri 19-May-17 20:13:03

DH and I have massive commutes and we live in debt to our two slow cooker and rice cookers. Just put food on for the whole cooking free weekend

We've got new spice racks to paint and put up and I've been listing what we have -

Share your list for inspiring others gringrin

Right we have -

Curry powder
Cumin powdered and whole
Tandoori masala
Panch phoran
Black nigella
Bay leaves
Whole garam masala (so cloves cardamom cinnamon)
Garam masala powder
Coriander powder
Turmeric powder
Red chilli flakes
Spicy paprika
Smoked paprika
Dried mixed herbs
Chinese five spice
Thai seven spice
Lemongrass powder
Ginger powder
Garlic powder
Moroccan spice blend
Ras el hanout
Ethiopian berberi
Sichuan spice mix
Sichuan peppercorns
Chilli and lime powder
Jamaican jerk
Mexican spice blend

Store cupboard

Coconut milk
Kidney beans
Various pastas
Sundried tomato pouches
Chopped tomatoes
Dried onions

I'm quite pleased with the slow cooker meals we can come home to with these but if anyone else has any other offbeat ideas please share! As you see we have a wide and varied range of tastes!!

Blondie1984 Fri 19-May-17 23:16:05

You have a lot of herbs and spices already - the only ones I might be tempted to add are dried oregano and cinnamon - both powder and sticks

As for the storecupboard - I would go for miso paste, rice vinegar, couscous, quinoa and soy sauce in addition to what you have

MusicToMyEars800 Sat 20-May-17 12:59:11

What about:
Vanilla pods
Tamarind paste
Soy sauce
White wine vinegar
Balsamic vinegar

tb Mon 22-May-17 14:37:07

Mace - both ground and whole
Juniper berries
Garlic powder

CaptainWarbeck Tue 23-May-17 08:20:28

You need chipotle, it's smoky chilli and gives amazing flavour to stews, enchiladas etc.

RhythmAndStealth Wed 24-May-17 00:22:20

Asafoetida for tomato based curries.

RhythmAndStealth Wed 24-May-17 00:24:31

Also sesame oil, coconut aminos, cardomom pods (green and black).

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