The Italian Pantry

The Italian Pantry
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Fresh Herbs

  • Basil
  • Italian flat leaf parsley
  • Oregano
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme

Dried Herbs, Spices, & Seasonings

  • Basil
  • Bay leaf
  • Crushed red pepper flakes
  • Fine sea salt
  • Fleur de sel
  • Ground fennel seed
  • Ground sage
  • Ground black pepper
  • Ground white pepper
  • Herbes de Provence
  • Italian seasoning blend
  • Kosher salt
  • Oregano
  • Tarragon
  • Thyme
  • Whole black peppercorns
  • Whole green peppercorns
  • Whole nutmeg

Dry Staples

  • Arborio rice
  • Currants
  • Dried beans
  • Farro
  • Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • Long grain white rice
  • Pasta (long + short shapes)
  • Plain breadcrumbs
  • Polenta (not instant)
  • Semolina flour
  • Raisins (dark + golden)

Baking Staples

  • “00” flour
  • All-purpose flour
  • Almond extract
  • Anise extract
  • Brown sugar
  • Butter (unsalted)
  • Cocoa powder
  • Cornmeal
  • Espresso coffee (regular + instant)
  • Powdered sugar
  • Shortening
  • Vanilla extract
  • White granulated sugar
  • Whole wheat pastry flour
  • Yeast

Canned + Jarred Staples

  • Anchovy fillets
  • Anchovy paste
  • Beans
  • Beef stock (low sodium)
  • Chicken stock (low sodium)
  • Crushed tomatoes
  • Fruit preserves
  • Marinated artichoke hearts
  • Roasted red peppers (in water)
  • Sun-dried tomatoes (in olive oil)
  • Tomato paste
  • Tuna (in water + in olive oil)
  • Whole tomatoes

Condiments

  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Capers
  • Dijon mustard
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Honey
  • Mayonnaise
  • Prepared horseradish
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Vegetable oil
  • White balsamic vinegar
  • White wine vinegar

Cheese

  • Fresh mozzarella
  • Goat cheese
  • Grana Padano (a less expensive but equally delicious alternative to Parmigiano-Reggiano)
  • Mascarpone
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • Pecorino Romano
  • Provolone
  • Ricotta
  • Ricotta salata
  • Smoked Mozzarella

Alcohol & Liquors

  • Alchermes
  • Amaretto
  • Grand Marnier
  • Limoncello
  • Marsala wine
  • Red wine
  • Rum
  • White wine
  • Vin Santo