Tuesday, August 9, 2005

Tadelle

Name: Tadelle Wafer
Brand: Sagra ?
Place Purchased: India Sweets & Spices (Los Feliz)
Price: $1.49
Size: 1.23 oz
Calories per ounce: 155
Type: Wafer

There’s a cookie that’s practically a candy that I really enjoy called Chocolatiers, made by Lu. They’re little wafer sticks with chocolate cream coated in sweet dark chocolate.

This is like that, only instead of just being a chocolate cream, it’s hazelnut cream. Yummy. The description on the package says “compound chocolate coated wafer with crocant filling.” Not as appetizing as it tastes. In fact, the label is in a multitude of languages. The bar itself is made in Turkey, but the ingredients are translated for the entire United Nations: English, German, Russian, Czech, French, Arabic and I think Romanian. They must send this bar everywhere.

The bar feels very light, as it’s mostly air. The wafers are crisp and light and bring a lot of air into the tasting of the bar, which help the hazelnut aroma penetrate the chocolate and sugar. The chocolate is not a highlight here, as it’s not even real, but the crispy wafers are delicate and star in this bar. I’m a sucker for wafers and hazelnuts ... if only it were better chocolate, I would follow this candy to the ends of the earth.

From the wrapper: “none of our products contain pork fat”

Rating - 7 out of 10

POSTED BY Cybele AT 11:06 am Tracker Pixel for Entry     CandyReviewChocolateCookieNuts7-Worth ItTurkey

Comments
  1. I love hazlenut too.  I only recently discovered the joys of Ferrero Rocher

    Comment by Capt. Eucalyptus on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  2. Cybele's avatar

    Ferrero Rocher have the worst ads, but really good candies.

    Also, if you like hazelnuts you should try Perugina Baci - super expensive but absolutely transcendent.

    Comment by Cybele on 12/31/69 at 4:00 pm #
  3. Surely the “pork fat” comment is for the benefit of Muslims, as it’s sold in Arabic-speaking countries?

    Comment by Kiru on 12/09/05 at 8:07 pm #
  4. not only Arabic-speaking people are Muslims, Turkish people are mostly Muslim too.

    there are actually some really good candies in turkey too. if youre interested we will exchange some.

    Comment by duygu on 3/03/07 at 9:12 am #

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