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Jacob's Mikado Review
My congratulations to The Wife on her successful Irish quest. Well done!
I was delighted to hear that the Mikado is alive and well and living up to its former identity, especially since so few things apparently do these days.
Your excellent technical review was very fair, I thought, and it does (thankfully) still appear that the whole is rather more that the sum of its parts - the entire 'ensemble' making such a good impression on the tasters.
I do understand you have objections to coconut, however, have you any plans to complete the set (per the infamous 'ditty') and review Jacob's Coconut Creams too?
Yours ever with gratitude,
Kathryn Hall, Indiana.
(PS - I am still weeping gently at the thought of The Wife's real Tandragee Tayto's)
|Nicey replies: Kathryn,
You have obviously been waiting for this review, glad you liked it.
We would never shy away from reviewing some of the more challenging biscuits, but I wouldn't hold out too long if you want to see a lemon puff or pink wafer review.
Jacob's Mikado Review
|I too remember the Mikado biscuit. I used to longingly gaze at themwhen shopping with my mother who would never let me have them. They were at the echelon of biscuit poshness and I used to imagine grown ups laughing, drinking wine and delicately noshing at them.|
When I reached the age where I could decide what I wanted to buy in the biscuit department I finally bought a box. Excitedly, I didn't wait till I reached home, but scoffed them right there at the till - and boy they didn't disappoint.
I am greatly saddened that Mr D hasn't been able to find them as they are truly great. I can't really help though as I am in Australia where, yes, they do love Tim-Tams. I however think they are a poor, lighter imitation of a Penguin and am distinctly unimpressed.