Guest post: Ovomaltine

As I try to recover from a week in New Orleans, ex-pat friend Knile has a couple of guest posts on deck. ~Rosa I can’t believe I’m still eating what I bought in Switzerland nearly six months ago! I’ve been dying to tuck into this one in particular, but have held off for a rainy day. Here we…

Guest Post: Sarotti Edel-Marzipan

I spent my weekend trying to win Duke basketball tickets by sleeping outside, so I’ved turned things over to my ex-pat friend Neil for a couple of reviews. ~Rosa This bar came, I think, from a supermarket in Osnabrueck, but I can’t be sure. Here’s a secret: I’m a sucker for marzipan. I don’t know…

Guest Post: Haribo Turtles

Hey readers! I’m on my last day of pseudo-vacation up in New Hampshire, so check out this post from ex-pat Neil in the meantime. ~Rosa I had time to kill in a German train station, and I needed some spare change to use the bathroom, so I bought these Haribo Turtles. They set me back…

Toblerone – Crunchy Salted Almond

Kraft was showing off this Crunchy Salted Almond Toblerone at Sweets and Snacks this year. They were melting it down and giving it out as fondue samples. I managed to charm my way into a free sample for review from the nice ladies at Kraft. This Toblerone was described as “Swiss milk chocolate with salted…

Yan Yan Creamy Choco-Hazelnut vs Nutella & Go

Nutella & Go won the Most Innovative New Product Award in the sweet snacks category at this year’s Sweets and Snacks Expo. It was a plastic tub with biscuit sticks and a little dipping well of Nutella. Sounds/looks familiar? That’s because Meiji‘s Yan Yan has been making basically the same product for at least a decade. I…

Ritter Amarena Kirsch

This Ritter Sport Amarena Kirsch is a European limited edition summer flavor from last year, apparently. I was lucky enough to get a free sample of one from the Gourmet Grand Dame at Sweets and Snacks. Kirsch is cherry, and I think Amarena Kirsch is a flavor of ice cream that you can get in…