This is a bit of a work in progress … please tell us if you find anything not listed here! Or if you think there is a better way of organizing this list.
Oh and for a company that delivers from Britain, check out British Corner Shop.
Bagels — Picard, between Nessi and Oviesse, on Largo Porta Nuova, 12.
Buttermilk — NaturaSi on Borgo Palazzo, Coop in Mapello
Carnation Caramel — China Market on via Quarenghi
Cheddar — Iper Orio centre and Esselunga
Coriander, fresh — Vietnam-Africa market on via Maj
Cream of tartar — Gigante
Creme fraiche — Esselunga
Custard powder — Vietnam-Africa market on via Maj
German rye bread — Lidl
Golden syrup — Gigante
Honey & mustard dressing — Esselunga
Jelly — Mr Pitkins, Vietnam-Africa market on via Maj, NaturaSi
Kettle chips — Esselunga, IKEA
Maple syrup — Sweet Irene
Miso soup — Esselunga
Pita bread — Esselunga
Quark — Lidl
Rooibos tea — Esselunga and Mr Pitkins
Self-raising flour — Iper
Sicilian food —
Sour cream — Esselunga and Coop
Spices — Tiger in city centre, organic (Sonnentor) at NaturaSi on Borgo Palazzo
Vegetable chips — Esselunga
Wasabi — Esselunga
Selection of frozen foreign foods, including bagels — Picard, between Nessi and Oviesse on Largo Porta Nuova, 12.
Veggies: nearly any kind can be ordered (if not in the shop) at Livio (Bresciani Livio Via Masone 5, 24121 BG)-but be aware of the price. Livio is more like a boutique. Parsnip (pastinaca), mango, ripe avocado etc.