I have been receiving the Degustaboxes for a few months now and have always been happy with what's inside them. A little bit of everything to try out each month, from sauces and spices to drinks and treats, there is always something different. This month is no change, with a range of items for us to try out.
Eisberg Non Alcoholic Wine
I'm not really an alcohol drinker but the Eisberg win is non-alcoholic so is a good idea for people who don't drink, or for if your New Years Resolution is to cut down on the old tipple. It is made in exactly the same way as regular wine but has had the alcohol removed and with only a third of the calories. The wine is available in Chardonnay, Rosé, Cabernet Sauvignon and Riesling and, even though it is non-alcoholic, I have chose to save this until after the baby is born and try it then.
Gloworm Premium Mixers
The unique formula is Gloworm Premium Mixers is sugar-free and taurine-free and is available in 4 flavours, Raspberry & Orris which works perfectly with vodka, Cucumber & Apple suitable for gin, Pear, Spice& Lime for rum, Ginger & Lemongrass for bourbon. Again, I haven't tried these yet with me being pregnant but they sound like lovely flavours that will give something different to the drink and a bit of a kick.
Bahlsen Choco Leibniz
Choco Leibniz are one of my favourite biscuits. They are indulgent and moreish, once you've had one, you'll end up eating the whole pack. And what's more, they now come with caramel too. The finest milk chocolate wrapped around the crisp butter biscuit, with a secret caramel filling inside which absolutely tastes divine. Available from Asda, Ocado, Sainsbury's and Waitrose.
Popchips are popped with heat and pressure to make a naturally delicious crisp with all the flavour and less than half the fat of regular crisps. They have fewer calories and none of the fake colours or flavours. I do like Popchips but am not really a fan of the barbecue flavour ones, although my sons devoured these in no time.
Bonne Maman Coarse Orange marmalade
The Bonne Maman Coarse Orange marmalade is fresh and zingy and made with shredded orange peels, perfect on a slice on toast in the morning to get your taste-buds perking up. I also think that it would work well spread in between cake slices for a yummy, tangy cake filling.
Fry Light Infuse
Frylight’s new Infuse cooking spray range helps you to season all sorts of pan fried and roasted food with just a quick spray. It is made with garlic and chilli extracts and means that you don't have to worry about peeling and chopping your own flavourings as they are there, ready in the spray. You simply spray your pan and then cook and for an even more intense flavour, just add more sprays.
The Chia Co Oats + Chia
Chia seeds offer the highest combined plant source of omega-3, fibre and protein, and is packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and the Chia Co Oats+Chia are wholegrain oats and chia blended with the finest quality fruits and coconut oil. All you have to do is add hot water and they cook to a smooth and creamy texture, giving you a boost of flavour and well-being at the same time.
Pukka Herbs Clean Green
Spring clean your spirit with nature’s finest fairly-traded clean green herbs perfect for a detoxing January. The zingy flavour of Sicilian lemons and the freshness of dandelion root give a nice flavour to the drink.
Kent's Kitchen Meal Kits
Kent’s Kitchen is a food ingredients company based in Sevenoaks, Kent, which helps home cooks create delicious meals. Creating a range of culinary delights that make any dish easy to make. We have received a kit from these before and know just how tasty they are and this time I am going to save the kit until Boxing Day and use the left over turkey ad the meat in the kit.
Overall, I am a little disappointed with this months box. Yes, it does have a huge range of items to try, but a few of these, I have had in previous boxes, and with this being Christmas and the December box, I assumed that it would be more catered towards the big day with goodies to try out for then.