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. 




Brunswick- 254

 

BRUNSWICK: SARDINE FILLETS IN OLIVE OIL



APPEARANCE:



NUTRITION: 
Calories- 200
Total Fat- 15g
Sodium- 370mg
Protein- 16g



PRODUCT OF:
Canada

INGREDIENTS:
Herring, Olive Oil


OVERALL:
Three nice butterflied Sardines to the tin. The top fish of the tin had an almost "storage" taste to it. The last two fillets possessed a milder taste. No strong flavors or aftertaste, a firm-textured fish. a mild-tasting olive oil. 3 Sardines




Brunswick- 253

 

BRUNSWICK:  SKINLESS BONELESS IN OLIVE OIL


APPEARANCE:




NUTRITION: 
Calories- 210
Total Fat- 14g
Sodium- 290mg
Protein- 21g



PRODUCT OF:
Morocco

INGREDIENTS:
Pilchards, Olive Oil, Salt

OVERALL:
A faint oil aroma upon opening. A mild-tasting fish, tasty, not too salty. A slightly dry fish as most skinless/boneless are. A clean-tasting fish. No strong flavors or aftertaste. A good tin for anyone on the Sardine fence. 4 1/2 Sardines. 



Monday, July 4, 2022

Aiko Chan-252


AIKO CHAN: IN WATER




APPEARANCE:


 NUTRITION: 
servings x3

Calories- 150
Total Fat- 14g
Sodium- 180mg
Protein- 7g
Sugar- 0g



PRODUCT OF:
Japan

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Salt


OVERALL:
A faint sardine aroma upon opening. A can full of Sardine chunks. A mild-tasting fish. No strong flavors or lingering aftertaste.A medium-textured fish.A clean-tasting fish. Not a spiny fish. A consistent tin of fish. Not as plain as some sardines in water tend to be. 4 1/2 sardines

Aiko Chan-251

 


AIKO CHAN:  IN SOY SAUCE


APPEARANCE:


NUTRITION: 
servings x3

Calories- 140
Total Fat- 11g
Sodium- 220mg
Protein- 8g
Sugar- 2g



PRODUCT OF:
Japan

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Sugar, Soysauce


OVERALL:
No aroma upon opening. A mild-flavored fish, from the first bite to last. Seven large loin chunks to the can. No lingering after taste. Not overly sweet or salty as some Japanese tins lean toward. A clean-tasting fish.  A good can of fish. 5 Sardines




Saturday, July 2, 2022

Dorita-250

 


DORITA: IN SPICY TOMATO


APPEARANCE:


NUTRITION: 
Calories- 221kcal
Total Fat- 15g
Sodium- 1g
Protein- 21g



PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Water, tomato concentrate, sunflower oil, onion, flavor, salt and sugar


OVERALL:
A faint yet robust tomato aroma upon opening. Three fish to the tin. A trace of light bitterness is detected on the first bite, followed by a creeping heat that slowly increases, then disappears. No lingering after taste, just a faint heat detection is left lingering. Scales are present but not noticeable. 3 Sardines



Dorita-249

DORITA: IN TOMATO




APPEARANCE:

 

NUTRITION: 
Calories- 221kca
Total Fat- 15g
Sodium- 1g
Protein- 21g



PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Water, tomato concentrate, sunflower oil, onion, salt, sugar and flavour


OVERALL:
A faint tomato aroma upon opening. Three plump fish to the tin. A mild tomato sauce, not sour. The sauce does not overpower the fish. No strong flavors or aftertaste. Not a spiny fish. The sauce has a nice medium consistency to it. I would eat again. 3 1/2 sardines. 



Thursday, June 23, 2022

Vital Choice- 248

 

VITAL CHOICE: IN WATER



APPEARANCE:







NUTRITION: 
Calories- 160
Total Fat- 9g
Cholesterol- 85mg
Sodium- 50mg
Protein- 20g



PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Purified Water


OVERALL:
A faint Sardine aroma upon opening. Four fish to the tin. A roe-filled fish: roe not gritty or noticeable. A bland-tasting fish. No strong flavors or aftertaste. Not spiny. It would hold any sauce great. A bit plain straight from the tin. 3 Sardines.

Nuri- 247

NURI: EXTRA SPICED IN OLIVE OIL
 

APPEARANCE:

 
NUTRITION: 
Calories- 310
Total Fat- 5g
Cholesterol- 35mg
Sodium- 1g
Protein- 26g



PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Olive Oil, Chilli, Cucumber, Carrot, Salt, Cloves, Black Pepper, Laurel


OVERALL:

A chili oil aroma upon opening. Three plump fish to the tin. A medium-textured fish. A nice little heat is present, does not overpower the fish, and the heat compliments the fish nicely. A clean-tasting fish with no strong flavors or aftertaste. Not a spiny fish, a lingering heat remains as the only aftertaste. An excellent tin of fish. 5 Sardines. 





Friday, May 27, 2022

Russian Fish World -246

 


RUSSIAN FISH WORLD:





APPEARANCE:





 
NUTRITION: 
Calories- 240kcal

Protein- 19g



PRODUCT OF:
Russia

INGREDIENTS:
(round sardinella, cutting type- pieces) Vegetable oil, salt, sweet pea pepper


OVERALL:
A fish aroma upon opening. Multiplechunks of fish to the can. A medium-textured fish. The flavor of the fish reminds me of a tin of sardines in water more than oil. No fish taste or after. Just a hint of bitterness lets itself known. Not a spiny fish. Oil is neutral and flavorless. 3 1/2 Sardines.



Vital Choice -245

VITAL CHOICE: IN TOMATO SAUCE




APPEARANCE:

 NUTRITION: 
Calories- 170
Sodium- 250g
Protein- 20g
Cholesterol- 85mg


PRODUCT OF:
Portugal

INGREDIENTS:
Organic tomato paste, water, organic extra virgin olive oil, natural sea salt


OVERALL:


A subtle, almost undetectable tomato aroma upon opening. Three plump fish to the tin. A firm-textured fish, A mild tasting sauce, not bitter or sour. Salt is prominent. No fishy taste or after. A clean-tasting fish. A roe-filled fish. Roe is not gritty or noticeable. A decent tin alone, Add some hot sauce or fresh peppers, would be great with this tin. 
4 1/2 Sardines 

Natural Catch- 244


NATURAL CATCH: LIGHTLY SMOKED IN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL




APPEARANCE:



NUTRITION: 

Calories- 140
Fat- 7g
Sat Fat- 2g
Cholesterol- 55mg
Sodium- 300mg
Protein- 18g


PRODUCT OF:

Caught in the North Pacific- Processed in Vietnam

INGREDIENTS:
organic extra virgin olive oil, Water, Sea salt, Aqueous natural smoke

OVERALL:
Three large fish to the tin. A smoke flavor aroma hits you upon opening. A meaty medium textured fish, with no strong flavors or aftertaste. The smoke flavor Is subtle and does not overpower the fish. Not a spiny fish. oil is neutral. would eat again. 4 1/2 Sardines

 

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Fangst- 243

 FANGST: MARINATED WITH NETTELS

                         




APPEARANCE:





NUTRITION: 


Sodium- 1,4g
Protein- 11,8g


PRODUCT OF:

Canned in Latvia

INGREDIENTS:
70 % cold-pressed rapeseed oil, apple vinegar, Salt, nettles 0.6%

OVERALL:

A nice sardine aroma upon opening. Unable to determine the amount of fish in the tin, fish are extremely soft, almost mushy due to the vinegar (why they discontinued this line) No strong flavors or after, I can't even detect any vinegar flavor. Nettles seem to be there for appearance, don't get much more out of them.  I ate half the tin: with my nine-year-old finishing off the tin commenting on how great they are and wishing they still made these. A good tin of fish. lacking in texture but not flavor. 5 sardines. 



Friday, May 13, 2022

Serrats- 242

 

SERRATS: IN OLIVE OIL




APPEARANCE:

NUTRITION: 

Calories- 102
Fat- 5.5gg
Sat Fat- 1.1g
Cholesterol- .15mg
Sodium- 435mg
Protein- 10g


PRODUCT OF:

Spain

INGREDIENTS:
Small Sardines, Olive Oil, Salt


OVERALL:
A faint Sardine aroma upon opening. Eleven fish to the tin ( I tried four, both my daughters enjoyed the rest!) A firm-textured fish, a mild-flavored fish with no strong flavors, a crisp, clean-tasting fish. These little sardines were in pristine condition; they appeared as if they were tucked in and told a bedtime story! 5 Sardines