Friday, May 29, 2015

Kng of The Sea


KING OF THE SEA: IN TOMATO




APPEARANCE:




NUTRITION:
Serving size per container: 2

Calories- 100
Total Fat- 5g
Cholesterol- 12mg
Sodium- 150mg
Protein- 14g


PRODUCT OF:
Philippines


INGREDIENTS:
 Sardines,Salt,Spices


PRICE:

OVER ALL:
Strong tomato aroma upon opening. Six medium sized, loosely packed fish to the tin. A dry textured fish. A thick sauce, sauce has a bitter almost chemical after taste; after taste disperses quickly. A spiny fish. I probably wouldn't eat again. 1 1/2 Sardines





KING OF THE SEA: IN SUNFLOWER OIL WITH HERBS



APPEARANCE:

NUTRITION:
Serving size per container: 2

Calories- 100
Total Fat- 5g
Cholesterol- 12mg
Sodium- 150mg
Protein- 14g


PRODUCT OF:
Philippines


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Sunflower Oil, Chili, Bay Leaf, Pepper


PRICE:

OVER ALL:
A nice oil, herb aroma upon opening the tin, six medium size fish to the tin all containing patches of scales; scales not noticeable.  A soft textured fish. Heat hits you on first bite, a very even, lingering heat. No fishy taste or after, the tin contains one tiny chili, and several pepper corns. Not a spiny fish. A good tin of fish. Will Eat again. 5 Sardines

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Henry & Lisa's-141

HENRY & LISA'S: WILD SARDINES IN WATER



APPEARANCE:



NUTRITION:
Serving size per container: 2

Calories- 75
Total Fat- 4g
Cholesterol- 24mg
Sodium- 87mg
Protein- 14g


PRODUCT OF:
Portugal


INGREDIENTS:
Wild Sardines, Spring Water, Sea Salt


PRICE:

OVER ALL:
Fish aroma hits you upon opening. 5 fish to the tin, sizes range from medium to large. Patches of scales are present on the fish. A mild tasting fish. No strong fishy taste or after. The flavor of the fish itself is like being at the ocean. (not a polluted, rotting fish ocean, but a clean pristine ocean) A roe filled fish; roe is noticeable a bit of a grainy texture. Scales not noticeable.  A plain tasting fish. I would eat again. Not alone. 3 1/2 Sardines








HENRY & LISA'S: WILD SARDINES IN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL




APPEARANCE:


NUTRITION:
Serving size per container: 2

Calories- 120
Total Fat- 7g
Cholesterol- 20mg
Sodium- 130mg
Protein- 13g


PRODUCT OF:
Portugal


INGREDIENTS:
Wild Sardines, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sea Salt, Natural Smoke Flavor


PRICE:

OVER ALL:
Three large, scaly fish to the tin. A nice amber hue to the oil. A mild sardine aroma is present upon opening. A mild tasting fish, oil adds a good flavor to the fish. A faint smoke flavor is present; does not over-power the fish. A spiny fish, roe is present; roe is detectable, no strong taste or after. I would eat again. 4 Sardines.









Sunday, April 5, 2015

Conservas Santos- 140

CONSERVAS SANTOS: IN SPICY TOMATO SAUCE




APPEARANCE:


NUTRITION:
Energy- 763/183 kcal
Fat- 12g
Protein- 18g
Salt- 1.0g


PRODUCT OF:
Portugal


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines (Sardina Pilchardus) 75%, Water, Tomato Concentrate 10%, Sunflower Oil, Piri-Piri 1% and salt


PRICE:

OVER ALL:
A faint tomato aroma upon opening. Two large, scaled fish to the tin. A very dry fish; sauce is a tad on the tangy side. A roe filled fish; fish has a chewy consistency to it. Heat is very subtle, almost undetectable. Scales not noticeable, not a spiny fish. I wouldn't eat again, alone. 3 sardines.






CONSERVAS SANTOS: IN LEMON SAUCE




APPEARANCE:


NUTRITION:
Energy- 840/202 kcal
Fat- 14g
Protein- 18g
Salt- 1.0g


PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines (Sardina Pilchardus) 75%,  Sunflower Oil, Natural Lemon Flavor 1% and salt


PRICE:

OVER ALL:
A very faint, almost undetectable lemon aroma upon opening. Three plump, scaled fish to the tin. Lemon flavor hits you on first bite, a well balanced flavor, not to strong. A meaty fish, a good textured fish, soft-medium. Fish holds it's shape well, no strong taste or after. Not a spiny fish. A subtle lemon flavor lingers. Salt is noticeable in this tin. I would eat again. 4 1/2 sardines.






CONSERVAS SANTOS: IN TOMATO SAUCE




APPEARANCE:


NUTRITION:
Energy- 753/181 kcal
Fat- 11.6g
Protein- 18.5g
Salt- 0.8g

PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines (Sardina Pilchardus) 75%, Water, Tomato  10%, Vegetable  Oil, and salt

PRICE:

OVER ALL:
A very faint tomato aroma upon opening. Two large, scaled fish to the tin; scales are noticeable. A roe filled fish, not a spiny fish, a faint, watery tomato sauce is detected on first bite. Fish is a tad on the dry side, a meaty fish; fish lacks flavor. salt is detectable. I may would eat again. 2 Sardines.


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Omega-3 brain test





Different people see her spinning in different directions.



Let's put those Omega-3 loaded brains to work. Mouth Full of Sardine's style! You can make her switch direction at will. 

Monday, February 16, 2015

Kung Gustaf- 139


KUNG GUSTAF: IN TOMATO SAUCE



APPEARANCE:



NUTRITION:




PRODUCT OF:
Sweden. Processed in Poland


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Water, Tomato Puree, Rapeseed Oil, Salt



PRICE:

OVER ALL:
Tomato aroma hits you on opening. Nine fish to the tin. A tart tomato flavor hits you on first bite; flavor disperses as quick as it hits. Fish breaks as removing from tin. A mild tasting fish. A juicy fish, almost a watery flavor. No strong taste or after, this tin really grew on me as I engulfed it. This tin would greatly benefit from some heat, (chilli, etc.) I would eat again. 4 1/2 sardines

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 2015





















Geisha-138


GEISHA: IN SUNFLOWER OIL WITH CHILLI


APPEARANCE:
A VERY APPEALING APPEARANCE WHEN OPENED. I DID DIG RIGHT IN, FORGETTING TO TAKE THE OPENING TIN SHOT. 

NUTRITION:
N/A


PRODUCT OF:
Portugal


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Sunflower Oil Hot Chilli, Salt

PRICE:

OVER ALL:
Three, scaled fish to the tin. A nice amber hue to the oil. A good textured, almost dense, fish. Scales are not noticeable. Not a spiny fish; heat is present, very subtle. No fishy taste or after. I would eat again. 5 Sardines