When you haven’t yet had your weekly shop, you might find yourself exploring the back of your food storage with no clue what to make. Here are some ingredients you probably have stashed away which are perfectly fine to eat or drink but you rarely opt for. It’s time to pull these 5 everyday items out of your food storage and turn them into something spectacular!
1. Canned Sardines
Canned sardines have a long shelf life if unopened so can remain in food storage for a long time. We have a delicious Sardines with Misua recipe for you to make for the family. This tasty recipe converts canned sardines (or mackerel) in tomato sauce into a simple but flavourful soup dish.
2. Instant Coffee 3-in-1 Sachets
Do you have a few sachets of 3-in-1 coffee collecting dust at the back of your food storage because you’re bored of standard coffee? Then we have just the solution for you! Dalgona coffee is all the rage right now and 3-in-1 coffee sachets are ideal for helping you make your very own Dalgona coffee at home. And once you’ve created your own homemade version, don’t forget to post it on your social media!
3. Graham Crackers
Graham Crackers are a popular treat in the Philippines, and you might not have guessed that there’s more to them than simply eating them as they are. Graham Crackers are the ultimate addition to a delicious no-bake mango float, perfect for dessert. This simple 2-step Mango Float recipe will put your Graham Crackers to good use.
4. Pancit Canton
You may have a few packs of these instant noodles at the back of your food storage, but there’s no need to eat the tasty noodles without adding something a little extra. There are so many ways to level up your Pancit Canton noodles, and this article gives 18 options! From egg and meats to peanuts or mayonnaise, take a look at this list and the options in your fridge to see how you can add to this Filipino classic. Don’t forget to store your creation in the Thermos® Lunch Tote, complete with chopsticks for enjoying every last morsel.
5. Condensed Milk
Do you have cans of condensed milk piled on top of one another with no clue what to do with them? Then we have the solution for you! The Filipino Fruit Salad with Cream Cheese can be made in minutes, is a delicious dessert, and you can pack it with your favourite fruits. Containing only cream cheese, condensed milk, and 4-5 canned fruits of your choice, this Filipino Fruit Salad will ensure you get through your stash of condensed milk in no time.