Monday, 4 December 2017

What was in our November Degustabox?


It's time to share the contents of our November Degustabox with you! Another cracking box - full of new to the market items for us to try out. 

There was definitely quite a treat vibe to this box - which is great in the run up to Christmas - it's the right time of year for tasty treats after all. 
Degustabox November 2017 box
Kallo Organic Stock Pot - Beef £1.80

Introducing the NEW Kallo Organic Stock Pots. Made with organic, natural and high-quality ingredients, the flavoursome stock pots enhance the taste of your favourite recipes; soups, stews and traditional pasta dishes. Available in three flavours - chicken, beef and vegetable, just stir into your cooking to unleash your flavour pot-ential.

The English Provender Co.'s Caramelised Red Onion Chutney £1.99

The English Provender Co.'s Caramelised Red Onion Chutney is the perfect accompaniment to your festive cheese board and ideal to add flavour to sandwiches. The brand's signature chutney uses sweet red onions to create a delightfully sticky savoury chutney which will brighten up any dish. 

Taylors of Harrogate - Cacao Superior Columbia Coffee £4.49

Taylors of Harrogate is an independent family tea and coffee company from Harrogate. Our single-origin coffee explores extraordinary flavour from the world's great growing regions - carefully roasted to bring out the flavour profiles unique to each country. You can find the range at Morrisons, Sainsburys, Waitrose, Ocado and Amazon. 

ALŌ Aloe Vera Drink £1.99

Alō is the only quality-proven brand of Aloe vera drinks in the UK drinks market today. We take pride in and are confident of our premium quality, taste and experience.  This Aloe vera drink works brilliantly alongside Asian dishes. 

Planters Fruity Chocolate Crunch £2.00

Planters are making this festive season even more exciting with the introduction of two deliciously indulgent nut mixes. Planters Fruity Chocolate Crunch is made with crunchy peanuts, juicy cranberries and deliciously creamy milk chocolate buttons, guaranteed to get those taste buds tingling. 

The Jelly Bean Factory Super Sours £1.79

The Jelly Bean Factory Super Sours Jelly Beans come in 9 fantastic flavours to tickle your taste buds! Each Super Sour Gourmet Jelly Bean is made using natural flavours and colours. They're also gelatine free, gluten free and nut free as well as being suitable for Coeliacs and Vegetarians. 

Ryvita Multigrain Rye Cakes £1.39

Made with popped wholegrain rye, Ryvita Multigrain Rye Cakes are naturally high in fibre and low in fat, making them a delicious and wholesome snack. Get creative with your favourite toppings or enjoy them on their own. The choice is yours! 

PROPERCORN Perfectly Sweet Popcorn £0.89

Hand-popped corn, sprinkled with unrefined, Fair-trade sugar for a perfectly sweet, caramelised flavour. PROPERCORN pride themselves on making sure their popcorn is delicious and guilt-free. With a dedication to detail, they try to make everything the best it can possibly be. 

Dalston's Fizzy Apple £1.89 

Our fizzy apple sodas are packed with Jonagold, Idared and Bramley apples from farms in Kent. We work with the Nightingales farm - Gibbet oak - to make this soda. The Nightingales have been growing apples for...a long time. And they're pretty good at it!

Weetabix Additions Apple & Raisin £2.99

Our new Weetabix Additions range is high in taste: 100% whole grain with a burst of delicious fruit. Delight your senses with a nutritious breakfast that's packed full of flavour with delicious apple, juicy raisins and warming cinnamon promising temptingly tasty goodness in every bite. Have you had your Weetabix? 

Cadbury Picnic Bites £1.99

Nobbly nibbles of crispy wafer, chewy caramel, crunchy peanut and juicy raisins, all wrapped in Cadbury milk chocolate. Shake it up with new Cadbury Picnic Bites!

Filippo Berio Classic Pesto £2.00

Authentic Classic Italian pesto made from the finest traditional techniques, using time honoured ingredients.

Filippo Berio Rio Mare Tuna in Olive Oil £3.00

This high-quality tuna comes packed in Olive Oil for a healthy and tasty snack or lunch.

Filippo Berio Formaggio Crostini £1.99


These bite-sized Crostinis are made from freshly baked br. Savoury and crunchy, they are delicious with dips or drinks. Discover the delicious taste of Filippo Berio's mouthwatering Crostini snacks. Inspired by our favourite Italian flavours, and made with freshly baked bread, these cheese flavour Crostini are then drizzled with our signature Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Degustabox November 2017 box

Degustabox November 2017 box

Mrs Bishop's Top Picks from the November 2017 Degustabox
My absolute favourites this month were the delicious trio from Filippo Berio: the tuna by Rio Mare, it was seriously the tastiest tuna I've ever had - far superior to any other tinned tuna I've had before. I also adored the cheese crostini - they are ADDICTIVE!! I think we'd eaten the whole packet within 24 hours of the box arriving. My third and final favourite was the classic pesto - I think traditional basil pesto is one of my favourite flavours in the whole world, and this Filippo Berio one was perfect. 

Of course, Bert adored the jelly beans, picnic bites, nut/chocolate mix, and popcorn - which nicely filled up his treat box (he calls it his 'hungry box') for the month. 

I've already used some of the Kallo stock pots, which worked brilliantly in a beef chilli. We're keeping the chutney to enjoy over Christmas, and gifting the coffee to some family members as we can only use fine-ground espresso powder in our coffee machine. 

I'm working my way thought the Weetabix - they're tasty and it's nice to enjoy them with the sweet addition of apple and raisin rather than the plain Weetabix I used to have as a child.

I've almost finished the Ryvita Rye cakes - I love them! I regularly buy things like this in my weekly shop as an alternative to bread: I like them at lunch time to dunk into soup or as a quick snack. 

We weren't overly keen on the Alō aloe vera drink - it tasted nice, but it had jelly-like globules floating in the liquid that neither Liam or I enjoyed very much - it was an odd texture to drink. It tasted like a flat Lilt (remember Lilt!) so it was sweet and refreshing, just odd in texture. 

The only thing we haven't yet managed to taste in this months box is the apple soda, which I'm sure we'll enjoy in the lead up to Christmas at some point. 

I'm super excited to see what will arrive in our December box! :-)

Would you like to give a Degustabox a try? 

If so, you can receive a whopping £7.00 off your first box by using code:

1VRVA

at the checkout! 

Enjoy you lovely lot...

Mrs B

xxx

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