Monday, May 2, 2005

Alcohol Arrows

Name: Strela Podolskaya
Brand: Roshen
Place Purchased: Jon’s Market (Los Angeles)
Price: $2.99
Size: 7 oz
Type: Filled Chocolate

There were two packages of this candy at the market. One was called “Robin Hood’s Arrows” or something like that, but the chocolate looked a bit fuzzy, whereas this package look shiny and fresh. I figured it was the same thing. So I’ve just been calling these Arrows. I finally found them on the very nice Roshen website where they describe them as “cone-shaped sweets with chocolate coating, filling cream and fondant filling with the additive of alcohol and cognac.”

Whooooo! When they say alcohol, these Ukrainian’s aren’t kidding!

The chocolate is very smooth and not too sweet, but the filling is smooth and creamy but absolutely too sweet. Then there’s the alcoholic kick that seemed to make everyone cough.

I think I’d prefer a larger chocolate proportion to the filling. Overall I found them to be tasty, but too sweet (not too alcoholic though).

If I were doing a fancy cake, I might use these little guys as a decorative, edible garnish. They seem perfect as a compliment to a smooth, fluffy white cake.

Rating: 6 out of 10.

POSTED BY Cybele AT 3:59 pm Tracker Pixel for Entry     CandyReviewChocolate6-TemptingUkraine

Comments
  1. These are the best candies in the world.  They are by far my favorite!!!  If I can find a store in my city that sells them, I’d buy every box they have!

    Comment by Anonymous on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  2. I absolutely LOVE this chocolate…although it is VERY sweet.  I can only eat a littl eat a time…very addictive.  I got them as a gift while I was in Ukraine.  Wish I could find them here!!!

    Comment by Anonymous on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  3. Hello! Very interesting and professional site.  [promotional copy removed by admin]

    Comment by calvin on 7/02/06 at 4:51 am #
  4. Candies having alcohol is a huge progress but still its just like placing cherry on cake.Long way to go.“thumbs up”

    Comment by angelina on 7/07/06 at 9:36 pm #
  5. this candy is pure decadence Ukrainian style.  I bring it to friends’ for its looks (they don’t all come in plastic), and the taste is super rich.

    I like your blog, you’ve done some serious research!

    Comment by olechko on 3/30/07 at 7:54 pm #

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