Can you guess the price of these Waitrose ‘Essentials’?

You paid how much for Ardennes Pâté?

There are certain things which are essential for survival – oxygen, water, and a functioning heartbeat are just a few examples.

What aren’t quite as essential are the items in Waitrose’s Essentials range, as delicious as they do tend to be.

But if they were (and they’re not), how much would survival set you back? We headed down to Waitrose to find out how just how much the Essential lifestyle costs.