Monday, November 13, 2023

Briosa-264

BROSA: SPICED SARDINES IN OLIVE OIL

 


APPEARANCE:




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


PRODUCT OF:
Portugal


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines,





OVERALL:
Three large fish to the tin. A sweet yet peppery aroma upon opening. A medium, almost soft textured fish. A roe-filled fish, the spice is virtually unnoticeable. One chili pod to the tin. A clean-tasting fish, not spiny. No strong aftertaste, A salty tin of fish. 2 1/2 Sardines.





Friday, November 10, 2023

Briosa-263

 BRIOSA: SKINLESS & BONELESS IN TOMATO SAUCE




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


PRODUCT OF:
Portugal


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines,





OVERALL:
A faint fish tomato aroma upon opening. Four Sardines to the tin. Fish possess a medium texture. The flavor of the tomato sauce slowly creeps in and creeps out as fast as it appeared... The fish are on the dry side. No strong flavors or aftertaste. 
3 Sardines


Friday, May 12, 2023

LA SIRENA- 262

 


LA SIRENA: IN SPICY TOMATO SAUCE WITH JALAPENO






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NUTRITION:
serv. size 3
Calories- 50
Fat- 2g
Protein- 6g
Sodium- 250
Cholesterol- 35mg


PRODUCT OF:
Thailand


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Water, Tomato Paste, Green Jalapenos, Chili, Sugar, Modified Food Starch, Salt, Guar Gum, and Paprika





OVERALL:

A faint tomato and fish aroma upon popping. Two slices of pepper are present. Three plump to the can. A medium textured fish, with mild flavors, no overpowering fish flavor or sauce. The heat from the peppers gradually hits you followed by the flavor of the tomato sauce. No lingering flavors, but the heat from the peppers do linger afterward. A subtle heat. Fish holds their shape well, not a spiny fish. I would eat again. 3 1/2 Sardines






Thursday, February 23, 2023

SKIN & BONE- 261


SKIN & BONE:

APPEARANCE:


NUTRITION:

PER CONTAINER-1
Cal- 200
Protein- 18g
Total Fat- 14g
Sat Fat- 4.5g
Cholesterol- 55mg
Sodium- 190mg


PRODUCT OF:
Portugal


INGREDIENTS:

Sardines, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt


OVERALL:

Three plump fish to the tin. No strong aroma when popped. A nicely packed tin of fish. Fish holds their shape while being removed from the tin. A roe-filled fish, roe is not noticeable in texture. Not a spiny fish. A meaty, clean-tasting fish. No strong flavors from the fish or the oil; a light-tasting oil. A great tin of fish. Will be eating again. 5 Sardines



Friday, January 27, 2023

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 2023



















































 










Siesta CO.- 260

 SIESTA CO.: IN OLIVE OIL


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NUTRITION:

PER CONTAINER
Cal- 150
Protein- 21g
Total Fat- 5g
Sat Fat- 1g
Cholesterol- 55mg
Sodium- 550mg


PRODUCT OF:
SPAIN


INGREDIENTS:

Sardines, Organic extra virgin olive oil, sea salt


OVERALL:

No strong aroma upon opening. Three plump fish to the tin, a medium textured fish. Fish hold their shape well while removed from the tin. A roe-filled fish (nice little treat), A mild-tasting fish with no intense flavors or aftertaste. A neutral-tasting oil. A clean tasting. I will eat again. 



Friday, December 23, 2022

Beach Cliff- 259


BEACH CLIFF: IN TOMATO SAUCE



APPEARANCE:




NUTRITION: 

N\A


PRODUCT OF:

Packed in Poland

INGREDIENTS:


OVERALL:
A faint fish and tomato aroma upon popping. Four plump, tightly packed fish to the tin. A soft to medium textured fish, with no strong flavors or aftertaste. A mild tomato sauce, with no hint of sourness or sweetness. Almost like a bland tin of fish. Tin almost reminds me of the old Beach Cliff; no fishiness tasted. It's one of the mildest tomato sauces I've had in a tin. Would eat again. 3 1/2 Sardines.