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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Walls Magnum Chilled Desserts Confirmed sighting: Walls Magnum Chilled Desserts
Posted: 20:24 Thu 14-Dec-2006. Price: 2.49 for box of 2 x 85g. Location: Sainsbury's, North London. Sub-flavours: Caramel Encounter; Orange and Passionfruit Affair; Chocolate Desire; Strawberry Secret; Raspberry Tease. Nutritional unusualness: Nearly 300kcal, 30g "carbohydrate" per dessert.
Snackspot reports: Birds Eye Walls goes characteristically overboard on the adjectives again - the two of these that I've tried so far claim to be "Velvety caramel desserts with a silky caramel centre" or "Tangy orange desserts with a delicious passionfruit centre", both covered in "decadent" Magnum milk chocolate, which is one way of describing it, I suppose. Apart from the ridiculous price and ditching of the thing people like about Magnum (the ice-cream) in favour of its (frankly dubious) chocolate, all credit to them for coming up with flavours like "Caramel Encounter", which sounds more like a politically incorrect Mills and Boon novel - "I notice Sir has requested the... 'Caramel Encounter' again this evening". It's the most bizarre product name I've seen since spotting that Primark UK have a range of underwear called "Secret Possessions", disappointingly not further sub-divided into "Lady's Delicates" and "Gentleman's Unmentionables".

...Oh, and they're a bit like eating a giant Quality Street, themselves now available as Richmond "The Purple One", "The Green One" or "The Orange One" ice creams [search page for "Quality"] along with a Truly Lovin' Toffee variant of Skinny Cow.

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Posted: 19:31 Wed 03-Jan-2007 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: doh, there's a "Vanilla and Blackcurrant Seduction" in there as well: http://www.ocado.com/webshop/getProductDetails.do?sku=33467011

- no idea how I could have overlooked that...


Posted: 10:21 Mon 22-Jan-2007 by "deri williams"
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Comment: i love food i love too cook :):):) i love chesse nd suzi
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