Monday, March 6, 2017

Lusso Vita- 181

LUSSO VITA: IN OLIVE OIL




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NUTRITION:

Calories- 925kj/222kcal
Total Fat- 16.7g
Sat. Fat- 2.5g
Sodium- 0.4mg
Protein- 17.2g


PRODUCT OF:
Morocco


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Olive Oil, Salt


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OVER ALL:
A deep "cooked" oil aroma to the tin. Four plump, scaled fish to the tin. salt hits on first bite; a soft textured fish, it turns to mush in your mouth. ( no teeth needed) not a spiny fish...which would have added some much needed texture. Scales not noticeable. No sardines.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

The Pilchard Works- 180


THE PILCHARD WORKS: FILLETS IN TOMATO SAUCE
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NUTRITION:

Calories- 161 KCAL/673 KJ
Total Fat- 9.1g
Sat. Fat- 2.6G
Sodium-1.0G
Protein- 18g


PRODUCT OF:
Cornwall, canned in Brittany


INGREDIENTS:
Cornish pilchard fillets, water, Tomato paste, Vinegar, Sugar, Salt, Onions, Modified Corn Starch


PRICE:




OVER ALL:
A faint fish and tomato aroma upon opening. Four fillets to the the tin. These fillets are boneless, not skinless. A dry fish, a bland tasting sauce, tin needs a shot of vinegar (more vinegar) or hot sauce. A slight watery after taste. no strong flavor or after taste. I was informed after eating this tin that I smelled of fish... strongly. Would be a better tin with something than alone. (that's not how I rate them)  2 Sardines.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Oriental Mascot -179

 ORIENTAL MASCOT- IN TOMATO SAUCE




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NUTRITION:
serv. per container 3
Calories- 50
Fat Calories- 10
Total Fat- 1.0g
Sat. Fat- 0.5
Cholesterol- 45mg
Sodium-280mg
Total Carb- 1g
Protein- 9g


PRODUCT OF:
Thailand


INGREDIENTS:
Water, Sardines, Tomato Sauce, Salt, Cellulose Gum

PRICE:
.99


OVER ALL:
A faint tomato aroma upon opening. Four fish to the can. A soft textured fish; a bland tasting fish, followed by a strong fishy after taste. Sauce has a nice consistency to it. sauce/fish leaves my mouth feeling dry and a bit sour. not a spiny fish, scales are noticeable. no sardines.



Friday, January 20, 2017

Cocagne -178

COCAGNE: IN OLIVE OIL






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PRODUCT OF:
Portugal


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OVER ALL:
Subtle sardine aroma upon opening. Four fish to the tin. A good textured fish that holds it"s shape well. A mild tasting fish, no strong flavors or after. Not a spiny fish, a nice balance between the oil and fish. 4 1/2 sardines




COCAGNE: IN OLIVE OIL








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PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

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OVER ALL:
Faint sardine aroma upon opening. Four fish to the tin. Salt is prominent in this tin, fish is more flavorful in the this tin compared to the larger version.  Good textured fish. 5 sardines






COCAGNE: IN LIGHT BRINE



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PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

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OVER ALL:
no aroma upon opening. Four tightly packed, plump, scaled fish to the tin. A soft textured fish. A bland tasting fish, fishy under tones and after taste. 1 sardine






COCAGNE: SMOKED IN OLIVE OIL

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PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

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OVER ALL:
Smoke and oil aroma upon opening. Four tightly packed, plump fish to the tin. Smoke flavor does over power the fish. A good textured fish that holds it's shape well. Salt is detectable, yet does not over power the fish. A clean tasting fish with no strong flavors or after taste. A flavorful oil. 5 Sardines




COCAGNE: SKINLESS AND BONELESS


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PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

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OVER ALL:
A faint oil and fish aroma upon opening. Four plump fish the tin. A meaty fish, holds it's shape well. a slightly dry fish. A faint can tasting after taste. Salt is prominent. 3 Sardines.


Saturday, January 7, 2017

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 2017


Oriental Mascot






















Bumble Bee: Mango

Bumble Bee: Jalapeno



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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

La Perle des Dieux- 177


LA PERLE DES DIEUX: IN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL



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NUTRITION:
N/A



PRODUCT OF:
France

INGREDIENTS:
N/A

PRICE: 




OVER ALL:
A faint oil aroma upon opening. Five fish to the tin. A mild,  soft textured fish. Fish possesses a good flavor. No strong taste or after. A clean tasting fish. A flavorful oil, not a spiny fish. One of my favorite French tins to date. 5 sardines