Friday, January 27, 2023

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 2023





















 










Siesta CO.- 260

 SIESTA CO.: IN OLIVE OIL


APPEARANCE:



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 removeing from 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.



Monday, September 12, 2022

Master- 258

 



MASTER: IN TOMATO SAUCE


APPEARANCE:

NUTRITION:
Cal- 180
Protein- 19g
Total Fat- 8g
Sat Fat- 4.5g
Cholesterol- 25mg
Sodium- 570mg


PRODUCT OF:
Philippines


INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Water, Tomato Paste, Modified Starch, Iodized Salt, Sugar, Garlic, Onion

PRICE:

OVERALL:

A mild deep tomato aroma upon opening. Four fish to the tin. A medium consistency to the sauce. A lovely textured fish, medium textured. Not spiny, no strong fish flavor or after. A mild sauce. The first fish was a bit on the plain side. By the second fish, I could detect subtle notes of garlic. A hint of sweetness is detected on the last bite. would eat again. 4  Sardines



LA MEGARA- 257

LA MEGARA: WITH LEMON

 
APPEARANCE:







NUTRITION:
Cal- 180
Protein- 21g
Total Fat- 10g
Sat Fat- 1.5g
Cholesterol- 125mg
Sodium- 270mg



PRODUCT OF:
Tunisia 

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Soybean Oil, Lemon, Salt



OVERALL:

A faint, zest aroma upon opening. seven to eight fish to the tin. A mixture of broken-up fish to the tin. No strong flavor. Scales are noticeable. A medium-textured fish. A faint lemon flavor is detected but does not overpower the fish. 4 Sardines


Sunday, August 28, 2022

Ortiz- 256

 



ORTIZ IN OLIVE OIL:


APPEARANCE:



NUTRITION:

(serving size: 2 pieces servings about 2)

Cal- 84
Protein- 10.3g
Total Fat- 4.7g
Sat Fat- 1.1g
Cholesterol- 24mg
Sodium- 304mg


PRODUCT OF:
Spain

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Olive Oil, Salt


OVERALL:

A medium-textured fish. A slight deep, musty flavor on the first bite. No strong flavors or aftertaste. A meaty sardine. Oil is neutral, and the flavor does not overshadow the fish. not spiny. 4 Sardines





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Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Brunswick- 255

 

BRUNSWICK: FILLETS IN WATER





APPEARANCE:




NUTRITION: 
Calories- 140cal
Total Fat- 8g
Sodium- 320Mg
Protein- 18g



PRODUCT OF:
Canada

INGREDIENTS:
Herring, Spring Water


OVERALL:
A faint sardine aroma upon opening. A firm-textured fish. Fish are bland with no strong taste or after. A dry fish. I wouldn't eat again, alone from the tin. A blank canvas fish. 1 Sardine from the tin.