Large wooden spoon
Non-stick* pans in different sizes such as a saucepan and a frying pan with a lid.
* Good for washing up
* Universities often supply this
Put all your ingredients in your slow cooker before lectures, and by the time your lectures are finished you have a delicious dinner already made! Keep them topped up with sauce or broth to prevent any burning, and you’ve got a minimum-effort but delicious dinner.
Juicer and blender
Juicers and benders are great for filling smoothies and soups. Juicers separate juices from fibres, giving you the fruit juice without pulp. Blenders blend all your ingredients, including the fibres, which makes it more filling and reduces waste.
These are quick and easy to use, making a delicious snack in minutes. Make a sandwich with any leftovers you’ve got, and pop it in the toastie maker for a couple of minutes.
Food storage containers
Food storage containers are great for storing leftovers and keeping your food fresh. They come in many shapes and sizes, and are cheap to buy.
Cutting food without a chopping board is possible with kitchen scissors – a very useful but often a neglected kitchen tool.
Toaster and grill
You can enjoy almost anything on toast, from soft cheese or peanut butter to full meals! Check out the Make Toast Not Waste recipe ideas to get inspired. The grill is also great for making cheese on toast, or even mini pizzas.