Once again my foodie parcel was a bit lot late – it was worth waiting for though if only for the chocolate! I had a few items from overseas this time as my penpal Kelly was going abroad on holiday before sending my parcel, so I was looking forward to receiving things I may not necessarily have had before.
In there was a mixture of sweet & savoury items.
First up the yummy sweet treats:
- a bar of 72% dark chocolate with almonds. I usually eat milk chocolate so this was a lovely change. Sickly because it is so strong, but delicious!
- Reese’s peanut butter cups. This was the first thing I tucked into, I love these!
- a jar of homemade raspberry jam which Kelly’s friend made. I haven’t had chance to tuck into this yet but it looks lovely.
- a jar of chipotle ketchup. I usually get sent a jar of spicy ketchup or sauce or similar, so am building up quite a collection!
- some fresh saffron. I’ve never cooked with it before as it’s expensive so I’m looking forward to making something with this.
- a jar of a selection of chilli/spice mixes for cooking. I love these little jars, I also have an Italian mix one.
- some Egyptian dukkah. I had to search this but basically it is a mix of nuts, seeds & spices and is good for dipping bread with olive oil.
- pimenton dulce – I also had to search this and it turns out to be sweet smoked paprika, yummy.
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