To The Door- May 2013
I’ve been very lucky again this month and had lots of goodies through the post to review. Thank you to everyone who has been kind enough to send me their products.
Sainsbury’s Salt and Vinegar and Smoked Paprika Popcorn
I generally don’t eat popcorn, it’s not something I would buy but that doesn’t mean I don’t like it. On the odd occasion that I do indulge, I choose the sweet variety but I was pleasantly surprised by these savoury flavours. I really enjoyed the Salt and Vinegar flavour and if I was to buy popcorn, I would probably pick it again. I wasn’t so keen on the Smoked Paprika flavour but it’s a nice idea.
I was very excited to receive my Nutribox full of exciting looking snacks! Everything in a Nutribox is made from natural ingredients and has some nutritional value. I think it’s a great idea and as there were nine individual products I am going to review this item separately.
Nonna’s Homemade Pasta
I was sent two varieties; Original Tagliatelle and Porcini Mushroom Tagliatelle and we enjoyed both. The quality was far superior than a standard super market quality and although more expensive at £2.10, it is worth the money if you really enjoy pasta and it isn’t just something you use for a quick fix.
I particularly enjoyed the porcini mushroom variety. The flavours were subtle and worked perfectly with a simple sauce.
I’ve never reviewed diet products before and haven’t really ever purchased any so I was interested in trying this package of goodies which included chocolate digestives, Jaffa cake bars, marmalade and part baked bread.
The digestives were nice, there was a generous layer of chocolate so I wouldn’t necessarily have guessed they were lower in calories than your average type apart from the fact that they were a little smaller. The Jaffa cake bar had a nice layer of orange jelly but the cake texture was a bit soft and flavourless.
All in all, if you’re on a diet the products were good but I prefer to follow the rule of eating healthy with the odd treat. I’d rather have what I enjoy as occasionally combined with healthy eating than substitute them for options that compromise on flavour.