Peanut Delight

Brand: nākd. Found at: Tesco Cost: £1 As an American, I take my peanut flavoring seriously. I will eat peanut butter straight out of the jar without so much as batting an eye. So, when I see something marketed as a peanut delight, I expect a full peanut experience. I expect to taste nothing but... Continue Reading →

Coconut Bar

Brand: Cofresh Cost: £0.39 Found at: Tesco   I am sure that there is such a thing as too much coconut. One day, I will eat something and think to myself: ‘that was a little too much coconut for me.’ I genuinely thought that this coconut bar might be the one to send me over... Continue Reading →

Yorkie – Raisin & Biscuit

Brand: Nestle Found at: Tesco Cost: £1   There is no betrayal like the betrayal of a bad chocolate. When you are at your most vulnerable, when you need the most comfort in life, you turn to a chocolate bar for some little bit of solace. When that chocolate then turns out to be disgusting,... Continue Reading →

Frosted Mince Pies

Brand: Mr Kipling Found at: Tesco  Cost: £1.50   Mince pies were described by my Glaswegian co-worker as a UK staple that has staunchly resisted globalization. And this, I think, is largely an issue of branding. When I hear the word mince pie, I think of ground meat. When any normal person hears the word... Continue Reading →

Cobbs Cakes – Peppermint Slice

Brand: Cobbs Found at: University of Glasgow Library Cost: £1   I’m a girl who can appreciate me a good library. Let me loose in a big building full of books, and I will happily wander around for hours until I find myself a quiet sconce to happily ensconce myself. I like to touch the... Continue Reading →

Jaffa Cakes

I have always wished birthdays had themes the way anniversaries do. I’m thinking about this because I have recently had a birthday, and as much as I treasure the thoughtful gifts of others, I also want to do something to celebrate my anniversary with myself. It is my longest relationship, after all, and I feel... Continue Reading →

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