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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Eat with your Eyes: Matthijs Liquorice & Winegums

Matthijs Liquorice is from The Netherlands and comes in an amazing array of shapes, flavors and sizes.

Matthiis Liquorice and Gummis

Animals, toys, fish, geometrics and even money.

Matthijs Liquorice

A school of fish.

Matthiis Liquorice

The Russian Matroesjkas were my favorite to look at. They also come in a combination version that’s half wine gum and half licorice.

Their website has loads more. I’m not certain where to find them in the United States. From the sampling I tried, I’m more fond of their wine gum and cola flavored products than the licorice.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 10:27 am     CandyISM CologneNetherlandsHighlightPhotographyComments (1)

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Eat with your Eyes: Apollo Strawberry

Meiji Apollo

Little Meiji Apollo chocolates are little mountains with a base of milk chocolate and a snowcap of strawberry flavored white confection. They’re cute, like the tops of an edible crayon.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 1:55 pm     CandyHighlightPhotographyComments (5)

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Eat with your Eyes: Weihnachtskofekt

Niederegger Marzipan Weihnachtskofekt

I missed reviewing this array of Niederegger Marzipan Weihnachtskofekt, special marzipan disks with seasonal flavors: Ingwer, Dattel-Honig & Arabisch-Mocca before Christmas. Suffice to say that they were fresh, nutty and delicious.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 1:07 pm     CandyChristmasNiedereggerHighlightPhotographyComments (0)

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Eat with your Eyes: Skittles

I picked up these Skittles in Germany. They might not have the wide variety of flavors we have in the States (though they can get the imports), European Skittles come in boxes.

Skittles Fruits (Germany)

Also, the purple Skittles are blackcurrant flavored, not grape. See my previous review of UK Skittles.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 11:56 am     CandyHighlightPhotographyComments (1)

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas

Hachez Frohes Fest

Frohe Weihnachten
Feliz Navidad
Vrolijk kerstfeest
Joyeux Noël

Merry Christmas!

Did you get something sweet as a gift this year?

POSTED BY Cybele AT 9:08 am     CandyChristmasHighlightPhotographyComments (7)

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Eat with Your Eyes: Brandy Beans

Trader Joe's Brandy Beans

I reviewed the manufacturer branded version of these a few years ago. Doulton Liqueur Chocolates (Cointreau & Teacher’s). Basically, they’re a good deal for three dollars. The quality of the candy is decent enough for Trader Joe’s but the packaging isn’t anything approaching exquisite. Caution: you can get a little buzz from them.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 9:42 am     CandyHighlightPhotographyComments (0)

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Eat with your Eyes: Merry Mingle

Trader Joe's Merry Mingle

Just a little preview of a new Trader Joe’s holiday candy. I picked up a few of their new item last week and will do a review of all the returning items as well before Thanksgiving.

Merry Mingle is like a dark chocolate pecan turtle with a few dried cranberries thrown in.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 10:09 am     CandyHighlightPhotographyComments (7)

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Eat with your Eyes: Choceur

Choceur Chocolate Bars

Aldi sells absurdly inexpensive Germany chocolate. Here’s a tease of an upcoming review for their mini chocolate bars. They’re called Choceur Fine Chocolate and are 1.4 ounces each in packages of 5. The perfect single serving of chocolate.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 1:51 pm     CandyHighlightPhotographyComments (3)

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