aelfie (aelfie) wrote,

  • Mood:

Note to self

Candies with the same name but are made in 2 different countries, by the same company, may taste completely different.

Let me sum up. I went to the British Food store to kill time and picked up a piece of candy by Cadbury called Turkish Delight. allanh introduced me to this wonderful Canadian candy bar which is this lovely, gooey yet chewy, bright red, intensely raspberry flavored gel covered in milk chocolate. What I picked up from the BFS was a small square bar with a lovely, gooey yet chewy, bright red gel, that is flavored with (I think) rose water, covered in milk chocolate.

That was not what I was expecting. Its good, but different.

And upon reflection. The rose water flavoring is probably more true to being "Turkish" than raspberry would be.

Now I have this huge 250g bar of it to share with everyone on saturday.

The treacle toffee is interesting too.

As a side note, considering how violently allergic I am to roses, I am surprised that my allergies were not triggered by eating this candy.

Looking around I found this blog entry on this candy bar with a very nice picture.


Upon searching a bit more I found that the candy allanh gave me is actually called Big Turk and is made by Nestle. My bad. But its still called a Turkish Delight on the wrapper. 
Tags: musings

  • I should post something here

    To start: Surgery went well and Ike is resting as best he can in the PICU. He's complaining of a headache (duh) and so far no nausea (yes!) So we…

  • The long, dark, tea time of the soul

    I hate this time of year. This is when the dolrums of depression really start smacking me around. It's not as bad as other years, but it's…

  • Well the easy part is over.

    Ike had his tonsils out this morning and is now asleep. Lots of crying and screaming (as much as someone who just had his tonsils removed can do) in…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened