Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Excelsior- 185

 EXCELSIOR: IN HOT TOMATO SAUCE


APPEARANCE:

NUTRITION:
serv. 2
Calories-100
Fat Cal- 40
Total Fat- 11g
Sat Fat-1.5g
Protein- 13G
Cholesterol- 48MG
Sodium- 390mg


PRODUCT OF: 
China

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Tomato Paste,  Soybean Oil, Sugar,Salt, Chili Pepper, Spices

PRICE:
.99

OVER ALL:
A soft textured fish, the heat slowly lets itself known. A watery tomato sauce. Not a spiny fish, no fishy taste or after. A lingering heat. 2 Sardines






EXCELSIOR: IN OIL


APPEARANCE:


NUTRITION:
serv. 2
Calories- 150
Fat Cal- 100
Total Fat- 11g
Sat Fat-1.5g
Protein- 10G
Cholesterol- 36MG
Sodium- 340mg


PRODUCT OF: 
China

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Soybean Oil,  Salt, Smoked Flavor, Soy

PRICE:
.99

OVER ALL:
Four fish to the tin, a faint oil aroma upon opening. A soft textured fish, A subtle oil flavor hits you on first bite... quickly followed by a subtle smoke flavor; the smoke flavoring is not overpowering, it actually compliments the fish. The smoke flavoring has a unique flavor to it, unlike other smoke flavorings I've had in the past., for the better. Not a spiny fish, a flavorful tin of fish. 4 sardines

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Marks & Spencer- 184


MARKS AND SPENCER: IN OLIVE OIL



APPEARANCE:



NUTRITION:
Calories- 159G
Protein- 11G
Cholesterol- 19MG
Sodium- 757


PRODUCT OF: 
Portugal

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Olive Oil,  Salt

PRICE:

OVER ALL:
Three plump fish to the tin. A faint deep oil aroma upon opening. A medium textured fish. A mild tasting fish. All the flavors in this tin seem to hit you in just the right spots. a clean tasting fish. No strong taste or after. A meaty, flaky fish. 5 sardines.


Conserverie Courtin- 183

CONSERVERIE COURTIN- IN OLIVE OIL


APPEARANCE:


NUTRITION:

Calories-
Fat-
Protein-
Sodium-
Cholesterol-


PRODUCT OF:

France


INGREDIENTS:

Sardines, Olive Oil, Salt

PRICE:




OVER ALL:

A faint oil aroma upon opening. Two medium sized fish to the tin. A firm textured fish, oil has an almost fruity taste to it. Not a spiny fish, no fishy taste or after. 4 1/2 sardines. 

Friday, April 7, 2017

Melech Hayam- 182

MELECH HAYAM: IN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL



APPEARANCE:




                                                                                                                                                  NUTRITION:
Calories-
Fat-
Protein-
Sodium-
Cholesterol-


PRODUCT OF:



INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Olive Oil,  Salt


PRICE:



OVER ALL:
Three plump fish to the tin. A soft textured fish, falls apart while removing from tin. (not a travel tin) a mild tasting fish. Not a spiny fish. Would be better with bread or in a dish. Alone... not so much. 2 sardines.


MELECH HAYAM: IN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL





APPEARANCE:




NUTRITION:
Calories-
Fat-
Protein-
Sodium-
Cholesterol-


PRODUCT OF:



INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Olive Oil,  Salt


PRICE:



OVER ALL:
The oil literally erupts from the tin while opening, followed by a strong oil aroma.  Three plump fish to the tin. A soft textured fish, fish is moist, not over dry. Flavors from the olive oil is present, followed by a salty aftertaste. 2 Sardines.



MELECH HAYAM: IN SUNFLOWER OIL


APPEARANCE:





NUTRITION:
Calories-
Fat-
Protein-
Sodium-
Cholesterol-


PRODUCT OF:



INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Sunflower Oil,  Salt


PRICE:



OVER ALL:
Three plump fish to the tin. No aroma upon opening. A meaty fish. Scales are slightly noticeable. No strong fish or fishy after taste. A mild tasting fish. Not a spiny fish. oil does not overpower the fish. 2 1/2 Sardines.




MELECH HAYAM: IN SPRING WATER







APPEARANCE:









NUTRITION:

Calories-
Fat-
Protein-
Sodium-
Cholesterol-


PRODUCT OF:


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, water


PRICE:



OVER ALL:
A faint sardine aroma upon opening.Three plump fish to the tin, not the most appetizing tin. A meaty fish, a slightly dry fish, a bland fish. Texture of the fish fish feels and taste more like Tuna than sardines. pairs well with crackers. Very tuna like... 3 1/2 sardines.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Lusso Vita- 181

LUSSO VITA: IN OLIVE OIL




APPEARANCE:

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


PRICE:


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
APPEARANCE


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




APPEARANCE



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.