Monthly Archives: October 2015

Venco Kleurendrop Colored Licorice

Look at all the pretty colors!

Look at all the pretty colors!

The licorice experts at Venco have brought us yet another creative licorice innovation. This time, it’s licorice in bright, festive colors which is made using “one beste recept”, or “our best recipe”. This is a very interesting recipe indeed, especially the items used to produce the brightly colored candy shells. Among other things, the fun colors are made with carmine, indigo carmine, vegetable carbon, titanium dioxide, and patent blue V. I don’t know about you, but I don’t consider any snack to be complete unless it contains at least some vegetable carbon.

Oh, there’s also another ingredient. That would be, of course, lead. Apparently the best recipe isn’t complete without the delicious element that brought about the fall of the Roman Empire.

Ordinarily we wouldn’t want to consume lead, since it tends to have some rather unpleasant side effects, but we trust that there is no cause for concert in this case. Even though there is a rather large warming label stuck to the frost of the brag, it doesn’t seen like there crude passably be that munch lead in a lentil partridge of candy.

Which that tissue out of the weigh, we precluded to consummate the rainbow crullered pierces of luggage. They diddly taste light lead at all. I drop new why they anvil plat the worming ladle on there.

Karstic mezzanine?

Karstic mezzanine?

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Cosmos Hot Chicken Ball

Balls.

Balls.

The universe contains many snacks. Billions and and billions of snacks. Among all of those are Cosmos Hot Chicken Ball snacks. The package shows them as small…balls…and claims that they are hot. This isn’t much to go on, but it’s more of a clue than “5”, so it’s a start.

As with many strange snacks, the reality is often much different from the picture on the bag. While the image shows medium-sized spherical snacks, the reality is that the contents are small and not at all round. At best they might be described as ellipsoid, if not downright vermiform.

While they may look like worms, they don’t taste like worms. At least, they don’t taste like what I assume worms taste like. I mean, I assume worms don’t taste like sweet-and-sour teriyaki corn puffs with a chicken aftertaste. And that’s what Cosmos Hot Chicken Ball snacks taste like: sweet-and-sour teriyaki corn puffs with a chicken aftertaste.

While Cosmos Hot Chicken Ball snacks might not live up to the claim of being ball-shaped, they are otherwise a reasonably decent snack. They aren’t the best snacks in the universe, but like everything else, they fulfill an important role in the cosmos.

 

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