Tasty Tuesdays: 5 Foodie Products You Need to Buy This WeekBy Angelica Malin
Introducing our new product column where will be sharing the latest products you should be buying this week. From new products to flavours and collaborations, these are the best food purchases to spend your sparkles on:
What: Jägermeister Spice is the newly-launched remix of the world’s no. 1 speciality spirit Jägermeister. It’s got more kick to it than the original drink, and perfect for mixing into Christmas tipples, or drinking neat by a fire – heaven. If you’d like to win a bottle, simply scroll to the bottom of this post!
The Lowdown: Jägermeister Spice bottles the 56 hand-selected herbs, blossoms, roots and fruits found in the original, with enhanced notes of cinnamon, rich vanilla and subtle saffron, making the first variant in the iconic brand’s history. With an ABV of 25%, Jägermeister Spice provides a smooth and warm taste profile with a spicy flavour – albeit one that is unmistakably Jägermeister. Talk about a festive spirit.
Stockists: Jägermeister Spice 70cl is available now at Tesco stores
What: This gift pack for cheese lovers is the perfect foodie gift. Quicke’s cheese has an exceptional heritage – Mary Quicke, is the 14th generation of the Quicke family to run Home Farm at Newton St Cyres in Devon and creates award-winning cheese in the farm’s dairy. Quicke’s dairy produces eleven outstanding clothbound cheeses which are renowned all over the world.
The Lowdown: Bursting with three delicious delicacies that bring out the best in each other, Quicke’s Cheese Gift Box is the perfect present for any food-fantatic – all year round. Star of the show is Quicke’s Mature Cheddar, aged to perfection for 12-15 months for a complex, creamy flavour. It includes Quicke’s Mature Clothbound Cheddar, Spicy Onion Relish and Millers Damsel Charcoal Wafers.
Stockists: Wholefoods, Booths and Budgens. Also available to buy online direct here.
What: For those leading a gluten free lifestyle or simply looking for a zing of flavour, need look no further than Udi’s Gluten Free’s Piri Piri BBQ Tortilla Chips. Guaranteed to get the taste buds going these tantalising chips are set to bring plenty of joy to snacking moments across the country!
The Lowdown: Ideal for Nachos or just for nibbling on their own, these vibrant gluten free tortilla chips are the perfect snack for sharing – even with non-gluten free friends, everyone is sure to love them. These tortillas combine crunch and flavour flawlessly being sure to leave your mouth watering for more. If you’re in the 1% of the UK that suffers from coeliac disease, or if you’re just living a gluten free lifestyle, the Udi’s range now means enjoying even more delicious snacks without the gluten blues.
What: Just when you thought Christmas couldn’t get any more indulgent, the pudding purveyors at Gü have used their dessert expertise to create three irresistible and luxurious Christmas bars which will be the highlight of every festive feast.
The Lowdown: From early December, the Spectacularly Festive Salted Caramel Bar, Fabulously Festive Belgian Bar, and Snowy White Chocolate Festive Bar will be available nationwide. They are totally delicious – for the Spectacularly Festive Salted Caramel Bar, Gü head chef Fred Ponnavoy has combined irresistible layers of velvety Belgian milk chocolate mousse, tonka bean infused salted caramel crémeux, light chocolate and almond sponge on a crisp praline base. Dreams.
Price: £9 (feeds 4-5)
Stockists: These limited edition Gü Christmas bars are available in selected retailers for just a few weeks starting early December.
What: Ten Acre have recently launched two new delicious popcorn flavours – Lucia Popperley’s Cappuccino Popcorn and Cousin Penelope’s Strawberry & Cream Popcorn.
The Lowdown: Like all Ten Acre products they are “Free From Plus”, meaning they are gluten, dairy and MSG free, vegan, halal and kosher. Along with strawberries and cream, Ten Acre also create some other quirky popcorn flavours including wasabi, cappuccino, fennel and lemon, and lime and sea salt.
Stockists: Buy here
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What: This Christmas, The London Jam Factory have created a new Christmas Gift Box including three limited edition jams including mango and passionfruit, fig and cinnamon, cherry, raspberry and rose and the newly launched raspberry and champagne.
The Lowdown: The preserves use the finest quality seasonal fruit and are beautifully packaged in a presentation box. Lovingly produced in the company’s Islington kitchen, the jams are handmade using more fruit than sugar, with exotic and unusual fruits and spices designed to delight the palate. each flavour is a combination of fruit, herbs, spirits and flowers for an extra special twist. The limited edition Raspberry and Champagne preserve captures the sweetness of British raspberries and the fizz of French champagne making for a stunning flavour fusion that will be sure to impress any condiment fan!
Stockists: Shop here