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|In response to Alan (Fred) Pipes comment about Kit Kat 2F moving away from the foil, I used to work for Kit Kat and worry not Alan! As Nestle make so many 2 Finger KitKats they need to produce them in 2 of their factories and unfortunately only 1 has the foil + band machine. Flowrap is only used as a last resort and they only make about 1% of 2 Finger not in foil + band. Long live the foil + band!|
|Nicey replies: Righty Ho.|
Khong Guan creamy chocolate biscuits Review
|Enticed by the name, ingredient list, and appealing package, I bought the so-called Creamy Chocolate Biscuits at our local Asian store in Denver, Colorado, Your review is absolutely correct. The biscuits were barely recognizable as a food substance. We tried them and threw them out. Thank goodness we have had better luck with other unknown products.|
I found your website when looking for Anna's ginger thins online, and I'm absolutely hooked. Do keep up the good work.
|Nicey replies: Yes the best thing about the biscuits was the box that Jonathan constructed to send them in. The younger members of staff are using it to keep pencils in. Other than that I've yet to taste a nice biscuit from China, and as I've tasted quite few now this is not a veiled invitation for people to send us more.|
Bahlsen Orange Choco Leibniz Review
I am writing to in the hopes that you can help.
I have become addicted to Bahlsen Choco Leibnez.
Waitrose are selling them buy one get one free which isn't helping.
My desk drawer is full of Milk, Dark and Orange flavour, my favourite time of the day is when I can dunk a Dark in a hot cuppa.
I need help....fast.
|Nicey replies: Mrs Turner,
The only solution to your problem is to get a bigger drawer so that you can take full advantage of the current BOGOF.
||Dearest and most esteemed Nicey,|
Having recently returned from a year under the tyranny of the Lu controlled french biscuit market, i hastened to click upon your tricoleur icon and read all manner of french related biscuitaries. I would like to point out that, while we may pity our gallic cousins for their ignorance of the ginger nut and other such delights, they are positively a fully developed nation compared to the Italians. One fellow Erasmus student we met, from Rome - a cosmopolitan centre of cultural exchange you may think - didn't even know what a kettle was. And when we poured the steaming water from stylish yet practical mouth, he simply refused to believe that the water could have been boiled in such a short space of time. What kind of nation doesnt even know what kettles are? The french might heat their water in the microwave, before adding a teabag and a splodge of UHT milk in attempt to make us feel at home, but at least they'd recognize a kettle were it placed before their eyes. Needless to say, the italian later returned to Italy bearing gifts of kettles for all his relations, along with copious amounts of Tetley's breakfast tea. A poor introduction to english tea perhaps, but when it's either that or lipton yellow, the sacrifice must be made. Incidentally, he will shortly be coming over to visit us, and we are desperately keen to get him onto higher strength cuppas such as PG, and maybe even a Yorkshire 'hard water' brew. I'm already planning the accompanying biscuit menus in my head. He only has three days to sample to full wealth and diversity of the UK biscuit - any suggestions?
|Nicey replies: It's difficult to know where to begin but obviously you'll need to give him some Garibaldis. |
McVities Light Range Review
as a devoted fan of biscuits and a keen follower of your website, when I saw the article on McVities Light biscuits I felt I had to email you as just the other day I picked up the wrong pack of Hobnobs in the supermarket and came away with the "diet" version.
I'm sure there are many people out there who, like yourself, love ANYthing oaty. I too enjoy oats but am not such an avid devotee and I must say this new Light Hobnob is not one I shall ever be buying again. Pale, lacking in nice oaty flakiness, and hard as nails (although this latter character does allow the tea-dunker a little extra time to chatter while on tea break before eating the suitablely softened so-called Hobnob). I found them somewhat lacking in flavour, unless you enjoy stale oats and loath the buttery yummy taste of real, properly calorific biccies.
However, I am more than happy for McVities to continue their production of this range; while the figure-concious and oat-fanatic folk are out buying Light Hobnobs, they're leaving more of the proper oaty delicacies on the shelf for me....Hooray!
Long live all those who feast on biccies daily!