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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Kettle Chips Seasonal Edition Camembert and Plum Confirmed sighting: Kettle Chips Seasonal Edition Camembert and Plum
Posted: 19:16 Tue 24-Oct-2006. Price: 1.35/ 150g bag (buy 2, save 50p). Location: Sainsbury's, London Finchley Road. Sub-flavours: Apple, Sage and Thyme. Nutritional unusualness: 9-10g fat (1.1-1.4g saturates) per 40g serving.
Snackspot reports: "Trust us it's Good!" and "Come on, it's Christmas, suspend your cynicism and give it a try!" pleads the Camembert and Plum packet defensively, so it's almost a let-down when you can hardly taste the plum at all. The Apple, Sage and Thyme flavour is, at least, a bit different to their usual "luxury cheese" effect - the impression is more like mild chicken crisps (presumably due to the sage and thyme), though they do leave a convincingly sour fruity residue on your fingers afterwards.

...Kettle Chips are apparently also dusting down their White Stilton and Apricot variety for Christmas, plus the ever-elusive Mature Cheddar with Adnams Broadside Beer - but, for the moment, "Peter Murray" seems satisfied with the McCoy's Pub Grub Multipack going for 2 for 2 in Tesco, Warfield, praising its Ploughman's Cheese and Pickle/ Cumberland Sausage and Onion Gravy/ Yorkshire Steak and Ale Pie selection as: A good addition to the range, has certainly livened up my lunchtime - how about Chicken in a Basket next?

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Posted: 20:56 Tue 24-Oct-2006 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: The Kettle Chips range is two for 2 pound at Morrisons at the moment. I tried the apple and sage ones and thought they were ok.
Posted: 07:39 Wed 25-Oct-2006 by "alflavor" # permalink comment
Comment: I think Sainsbury's have the beery ones in......
Posted: 11:25 Wed 25-Oct-2006 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: i am sticking with their buffalo mozzarella and tomato flavour for as long as possible. mm, mm.
Posted: 15:01 Thu 26-Oct-2006 by "flavour monkey" # permalink comment
Comment: Also in Sainsbury's is one of their own brand crisps for Christmas, Baked Ham and Chutney - lovely on the ham we thought! The Camembert ones you can only get in Sainsbury's it would seem..... so I'm off their for mine, as I love this one. FM.
Posted: 10:16 Sat 28-Oct-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: What is this Major Cheese Fetish that kettlefoods have got?

Double Gloucester - Mature Cheddar - Wensleydale - White Stilton - Buffalo Mozzarella - Blue Stilton - Camembert

This is a clear case of Cheese Fetishism

and the list goes on...


Posted: 14:56 Sun 05-Nov-2006 by "Magnetic Ham Sandwich" # permalink comment
Comment: The Cheddar Cheese & Adnams Beer variety were a Summer seasonal edition seemingly only on sale at Tescos, so will be disappearing any day now as we get closer to Christmas. But there's another seasonal edition for the Winter months in addition to those mentioned above - Sun Dried Tomato & Sweet Red Pepper. A lovely variety full of flavour that you can get at Sainsburys. The Apple, Sage & Thyme was available as a limited edition about 2 years ago under the Marks & Spencer brand. I'm still not convinced it's a go-er though.

On the subject of Christmas crisps though, does anyone know why there seems to be no Walkers Roast Turkey & Paxo Stuffing flavour this year? Maybe their branding deal with Paxo was only for 2 years. Remember last year they also had Roast Turkey & Bacon flavour on sale for a while - but nothing this year.

Incidentally


Posted: 16:48 Tue 14-Nov-2006 by "Flavour Monkey" # permalink comment
Comment: The Apple, Sage and Thyme is a different flavour to that seen on M+S two years ago - so much more apple'y. 70817 5
Posted: 06:59 Thu 07-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Woah wait a minute... Cheese and Beer Crisps?... Utterly Abominable
Posted: 08:31 Thu 07-Dec-2006 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: Maybe you should try them first.
Posted: 13:09 Fri 22-Dec-2006 by "Amy" # permalink comment
Comment: Picked up Adnams Beer flavour in Tesco couple of weeks ago but haven't spotted it since
Posted: 14:17 Fri 22-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Well poor unfortunate you that's all i can say
Posted: 17:00 Sun 14-Jan-2007 by "richard"
(apparently posting from 217.43.121.188: ) # permalink comment
Comment: the apple sage n thyme were fantastic trouble is tescos havent had them in since xmas

truly a crisp to kill for!!!!!!!!


Posted: 13:43 Wed 24-Jan-2007 by "Keith Crisps" # permalink comment
Comment: The apple, sage and thyme have been spotted in the past week in two different Costcutter stores, also in 2 Sains-bo's - so still out!


Posted: 23:31 Mon 26-Mar-2007 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: I hate Kettle Chips
Posted: 10:09 Tue 27-Mar-2007 by "Kettle Chips" # permalink comment
Comment: I hate Marquez
Posted: 14:34 Tue 27-Mar-2007 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Kettle want a cracker?
Posted: 11:04 Mon 23-Apr-2007 by "Rory"
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Comment: Worcester Sauce Walkers in decline? A frustrated afficianado... Where are these gems available? Do we know any stockists out there? I can only find French Fries and Wheat Crunchies in Worscester Sauce which is mightily frustrating... Help!
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