An Aladdin's
Cave Of Natural
Nutrition

Collection of real food

Store Cupboard Essentials

Our shop is packed with all the basic food essentials you would like in your store cupboard.

Store Cupboard Essentials

Grains

We have a large range of whole grains and flakes, including Mornflake organic oats from Crewe.

  • Rice - long grain, short grain, risotto, organic and non-organic, white, brown, black, wild and red
  • Wheat
  • RyeOats
  • Oat
  • Barley 
  • Millet
  • Buckwheat
  • Amaranth
  • Quinoa

Flour

Flours for everything, from bread and cake making to onion bhajis. Flours with gluten, gluten-free flours and even grain-free flours.

We have:

  • Organic Strong Wholewheat
  • Organic Strong White
  • Organic WhiteHands flour
  • Organic White Self Raising
  • Organic Wholewheat
  • Organic Wholewheat Self Raising
  • Organic Wholegrain Spelt
  • Organic White Spelt
  • Organic Wholegrain Rye
  • Organic Khorasan
  • Organic Cornflour
  • Organic Maize Flour
  • Organic Polenta
  • Organic Potato Flour
  • Organic Potato Starch
  • Organic Buckwheat Flour
  • Organic Barley Flour
  • Organic Brown Rice Flour
  • Organic Rice Flour (white and brown)
  • Organic Tapioca Flour
  • Organic Coconut Flour
  • Organic Gram Flour
  • Organic Chickpea Flour
  • Organic Teff Flour
  • Organic Coconut Flour
  • Organic Chestnut Flour
  • Organic Quinoa Flour
  • Various blended Gluten Free Flours

For more information about our flours go to the Cooking & Baking Ingredients page.

Dried Fruits and Nuts

dried fruit & nuts

Always a great stand-by to keep in your kitchen. Use as instant nutrition when you have no time to cook, but wonderful added to your food, both savoury and sweet, cooked or raw. The most popular of our range of dried fruits are available loose, so you can buy as much as you need, easily. We have organic options of most of our exhaustive range.

Gelatine

High quality gelatine adds a whole range of nutrients to your diet. It had lost popularity - probably as a result of general distaste for modern intensive farming practices. We have a range of gelatine from animals that have led healthy, natural outdoor lives, eating their correct diets and so gelatine is back on the menu. Many nutritionists are recommending we eat gelatine, as they have seen benefits to skin, hair, joint health and especially digestion.

We have Pasture Fed Beef Gelatine Powder in two varieties - one that will mix with cold ingredients and not cause it to thicken and gel (Collagen Hydrolysate) and another that is mixed with hot ingredients and as it cools will thicken into a jelly.

gelatine

We also have Organic Pork Gelatine in sheet form (also called leaf gelatine) that can be used to make all kinds of foods from pork pies to fruits jellies, desserts like panna cotta and home made, healthy chewy sweets - with no nasties at all. Very Useful!

Beans and Pulses

Beans and pulses in cans and dried, organic and non organic - we have a great variety here, you are bound to find what you need.

Unrefined Salts

Salt has always been considered a vital component of a healthy diet. Cultures all around the world have their historic sources for this mineral rich dietary addition and went to great lengths to ensure that they had it.

In modern times we have many health conditions to try to understand and salt consumption has been blamed for some of them. It is worth exploring this subject to make up your own mind what you think. 

Racking the Salt

Our favourite salt, Unrefined Celtic Sea Salt, is from Brittany in France and is still made in the time honoured way using just the sun, wind and time to evaporate sea water in clay lined channels and shallow pools. The resulting salt is complete and has all the minerals in the same balance as the seawater it came from - the same seawater where life originated.

Some people worry about the purity of sea water. This salt carries a French certification to vouch for its purity - Nature & Progress - it is regularly tested and this certification is similar to UK organic standards. We keep this in 1k, 5k and 25k bags, so we can supply bulk if required. 

Fleur de Sel is a special, delicate unrefined salt that crystallises on the surface of the lagoons at certain times of the year, and is carefully collected. It is prized by many gastronomists for its flavour. Again ours carries the “Nature & Progress” symbol.

For those who prefer the unrefined Pink Himalayan Salt, we have that too, in fine, coarse and big chunks that people use for making Sole or dissolve into the bath.

For more detailed information about our salts, please go to our Unrefined Salts page

Stock - pastes & powders:

  • Vecon, Vegemite and Natex
  • Marigold Bouillon powders - in several varieties and a range of sizes, including the cost effective large tubs
  • Kallo Organic Stock Cubes - in a range of flavours
  • Vegetarian Gravy Powders

Please note: we also have, frozen organic ready made bone broths - both beef and chicken. 

Stock and Broth Making

bone broth

We always have a selection of frozen bones, including marrow bones from pasture fed and organic animals - beef, lamb, veal and chicken are usually available and sometimes pork trotters and chicken feet to add even more collagen to your food.

To add more gelatine to your stock we have powdered, grass fed beef gelatine and organic pork gelatine sheets that can be mixed in to it.

Soups, sauces and seasonings

We have a huge range of herbs and spices, including a wide organic selection and also a range of medicinal herbs to make into teas, decoctions and tinctures.spices

We have table sauces, curry sauces and pasta sauces, organic tinned tomatoes, passata and tomato puree, baked beans and vegetarian ready meals. 

For example:

  • Organic Soups, Gluten Free Soups and Soups without added sugar
  • Organic Tomato Ketchups, Brown Sauce and Chilli Sauce
  • Organic Worcester Sauce
  • Traditionally Fermented Tamari, Shoyu and Fish Sauces
  • Organic Garlic, Organic Ginger and Organic Basil Pastes
  • Braggs Liquid Aminos and Coconut Aminos
  • Kelpamare, Herbamare, Seagreens® and Unrefined Seasoning Salts
  • Engivita Nutritional Yeast Flakes - plain and with added B12
  • Mayonnaise - both conventional and vegan
  • Organic Tinned Chopped, Whole and Cherry Tomatoes
  • Organic Tomato Purée, Passata and Dried Tomatoes
  • Olives - green and black, pitted, marinated and raw 
  • Organic Mustards
  • Organic Capers

Oils and Vinegars

oils & vinegarsWe have carefully selected a range of cold pressed and organic Olive Oils, a wide selection of the best Organic Coconut Oils, Avocado Oil, Macadamia Oil, Pumpkin Seed Oil, Pasture Fed Ghee, Lard and Dripping, Sesame Oil - raw and toasted, Almond, Hemp, Linseed (Flaxseed) and Black Seed Oils.

We keep Unpasteurised Raw Cider Vinegar with the Mother (the live culture that fermented the vinegar) in several varieties and sizes, Coconut Vinegar, Balsamic, Red and White Wine Vinegar and Brown Rice Vinegar.

pasta meal

Pastas 

We have all sorts of pasta shapes made from many different grains, whole wheat, spelt, rice, corn, buckwheat, millet, lentil and even black beans. We have some pastas which are made from sprouted grains. We have lots to choose from for those who are gluten or grain free.

Quick Food 

Sometimes you may be in a hurry, and need something to eat fast. We have the best canned fish, beef jerky and fish jerky, jarred olives and ready to eat dried chestnuts. We also have a great range of cheeses and salamis.

For the vegetarians we have a wide variety of canned ready meals made with organic ingredients, braised tofu, flavoured and plain fresh tofu and tempeh.

Live fermented Vegetables

fermented veg jar

A very healthy, convenient food. An essential in every kitchen!

Live fermented vegetables are a wonderful addition to your store cupboard. They are packed with digestible nutrients and are not pasteurised, so keeping the “life” within them. Live fermented vegetables taste fresh and zingy on your palate and enhance the simplest of snacks and transform them into a hearty feast. (To learn more see the Live Fermented Foods and Drinks page.)

We have a wide and seasonally changing selection of live fermented vegetables in our fridge to tempt you and many years of experience helping people who may have never tried them to introduce these foods in to their diet.

You can be assured of a fascinating choice of foods in our shop and if we haven't got it here, we can usually source it for you!