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Taylors of Harrogate Espresso Coffee Capsules Nespresso Compatible Brazilian Yellow Bourbon (Pack of 6, Total 60 Capsules)
Taylors of Harrogate Espresso Coffee Capsules Nespresso Compatible Brazilian Yellow Bourbon (Pack of 6, Total 60 Capsules)
Price: £17.94

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pleasant but not as strong as expected, 31 May 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
♦ TAYLORS of Harrogate
♦ BRAZIL
♦ YELLOW BOURBON
♦ ESPRESSO
♦ STRENGTH : 10
♦ 50 g

♦ 100% Arabica Coffee
~ 'All our coffee growers are independently certified - and we invest in their communities and environment to help build long-lasting relationships. 100% of this coffee comes from Rainforest Alliance Certified(TM) farms.'

► 'Compatible with Nespresso® Machines'
(With TAYLORS, there doesn't appear to be the advice re the age of coffee machine and compatibility like some have declared on their product, in the past).

Since the dawn of Nespresso®-compatible capsules, I have tried every brand under the sun so was excited by this opportunity from, to me, a new player.

The 60 TAYLOR capsules come neatly packed in a black and white cardboard box, measuring around 24.25 cm x 20 cm x 7 cm, and in a sturdy outer carton, for safe transit. Inside are six yellowy-green coloured, slim boxes with white lettering and a shiny gold embellishment, which adds that little extra touch.

Each box measures around 19 cm x 6.75 cm x 4 cm and 10 gold-coloured capsules rest inside, ordered by a cardboard separator.
It is a bit of a challenge to open the box without tearing it, but the flap slides back in easily to keep the rest.
Granted there is less packaging but I do miss that moreish aroma of fresh raw coffee that escapes when you split the pouch of the individually wrapped capsules.
The 'Best Before' date is on the side of each box, and, in my case, this is April 2016.

The capsules work fine with my ageing Magimix, with a little extra pressure required compared to a genuine Nespresso capsule. As with other brands, it does take slightly longer for the same amount of water to permeate through but a nice dark liquid duly appears in the cup accompanied by a middle of the road smell of freshly brewed coffee and a reasonable crema.

Like a bottle of wine, opinion on coffee will vary depending on how it is served, what it is served in, the location, what the mood is etc., so I decided to share some of my 60, and asked others what they thought, too.

To me, the actual taste of this coffee is something weaker than 'STRENGTH : 10', might suggest, but having learned the hard way with other brands, I have come to the conclusion that there is not a specific industry standard for the intensity of coffee, or I need to do some more research!

As a cappuccino ~ my preferred tipple ~ it is a pleasant enough drink but nothing really to write home about.
Those in the test group, who prefer an espresso, voted it as smooth but with no real flavour presenting in terms of the advertised 'toasted walnut, toffee fudge and a smoky touch of darkness'.
Overall, it was liked, not loved...but I am glad to have had that opportunity to try another brand.

(2 of my images show the 'Taylors' capsule on the right with a genuine 'Nespresso' on the left, for comparison).

ooOoo

Other 'Espresso Coffee Capsules Nespresso® Compatible' currently available, from TAYLORS, include:

COLOMBIAN : HUILA
KENYA : HEIRLOOM
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Walkers Pure Butter Shortbread Scottish Cairn Terrier Biscuits Made In Scotland
Walkers Pure Butter Shortbread Scottish Cairn Terrier Biscuits Made In Scotland
Offered by Kilts & Cashmere Of Scotland
Price: £3.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Almost too cute to eat!, 28 May 2015
~ 9 Scottie Dog-Shaped Shortbread Biscuits
~ 110 g

The nine little Scottie dogs come in a cardboard box measuring around 22 cm x 7.5 cm x 3.5 cm. Inside they are separated into three compartments around 6 cm square.

To me, this is a firmer, less crumbly shortbread than some and I enjoy a couple with a hot chocolate before bed.

From the box:

'Store in a cool dry place'

Lovely as a treat for children and adults, this would also make a neat gift for a Scottie lover, in my opinion.

The 'Best Before Date' is on the side of the box, and in my case, is March 2016, although I doubt they will be around that long!

ooOoo

Manufacturer detail:

'Walkers Pure Butter Shortbread is baked in the secluded village of Aberlour, Speyside, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. The shortbread is produced to a traditional recipe, which has been handed down through generations of the Walker family. Walkers personally guarantee that this product is made using only the finest ingredients possible to obtain and contains no artificial colours, flavourings or preservatives.
In its distinctive tartan packaging, Walkers range of products is packed with Scottish character, both inside and out.
The name Walkers is recognised as a mark of excellence the world over, a true Scottish classic.'
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Rosti Mepal Stora Storage Box Rectangular 2000 ml Lime Green
Rosti Mepal Stora Storage Box Rectangular 2000 ml Lime Green
Price: £10.74

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pasta Stora, 28 May 2015
♦ ROSTI MEPAL
♦ 'STORA'
♦ COLOUR : TRANSPARENT with LIME detail on the lid.

Part of a storage solution range, this is a solid transparent rectangular container from Rosti Mepal, with a relatively easy to place lid enhanced by a useful, coloured silicone lip and a tab on one side to aid opening.

I use mine for storing open packs of dried pasta because I usually forget the cooking time as brands and types vary so much!
It is also just the right height for my cupboard shelf.

Size: approximate (based on my own):

♦ Base: 11.5 cm x 7.5 cm
♦ Top: 12 cm x 8.5 cm allowing for coloured trim; 15 cm also allowing for the tab
♦ Height: 23 cm (with lid on)

Easy to clean, by hand.
Dishwasher safe ~ top rack.

'Rosti Mepal' embossed ~ Lid tab.

A useful storage solution, which is also currently available in:

RED
BLACK
PURPLE

Arguably, on the expensive side at RRP, but these often come up discounted or as part of the 'Amazon Add-On Programme' (at the time of writing) and are worth waiting for (IMO).
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Rosti Mepal Stora 106700075900 Food Storage Container Transparent with Coloured Lid 2000 ml Luna Red
Rosti Mepal Stora 106700075900 Food Storage Container Transparent with Coloured Lid 2000 ml Luna Red
Price: £12.34

5.0 out of 5 stars Pasta Stora, 28 May 2015
♦ ROSTI MEPAL
♦ 'STORA'
♦ COLOUR : TRANSPARENT with RED detail on the lid.

Part of a storage solution range, this is a solid transparent rectangular container from Rosti Mepal, with a relatively easy to place lid enhanced by a useful, coloured silicone lip and a tab on one side to aid opening.

I use mine for storing open packs of dried pasta because I usually forget the cooking time as brands and types vary so much!
It is also just the right height for my cupboard shelf.

Size: approximate (based on my own):

♦ Base: 11.5 cm x 7.5 cm
♦ Top: 12 cm x 8.5 cm allowing for coloured trim; 15 cm also allowing for the tab
♦ Height: 23 cm (with lid on)

Easy to clean, by hand.
Dishwasher safe ~ top rack.

'Rosti Mepal' embossed ~ Lid tab.

A useful storage solution, which is also currently available in:

LIME
BLACK
PURPLE

Arguably, on the expensive side at RRP, but these often come up discounted or as part of the 'Amazon Add-On Programme' (at the time of writing) and are worth waiting for (IMO).


Rosti Mepal Stora Storage Box Rectangular 2 Litres Black
Rosti Mepal Stora Storage Box Rectangular 2 Litres Black
Price: £12.34

5.0 out of 5 stars Pasta Stora, 28 May 2015
♦ ROSTI MEPAL
♦ 'STORA'
♦ COLOUR : TRANSPARENT with BLACK detail on the lid.

Part of a storage solution range, this is a solid transparent rectangular container from Rosti Mepal, with a relatively easy to place lid enhanced by a useful, coloured silicone lip and a tab on one side to aid opening.

I use mine for storing open packs of dried pasta because I usually forget the cooking time as brands and types vary so much!
It is also just the right height for my cupboard shelf.

Size: approximate (based on my own):

♦ Base: 11.5 cm x 7.5 cm
♦ Top: 12 cm x 8.5 cm allowing for coloured trim; 15 cm also allowing for the tab
♦ Height: 23 cm (with lid on)

Easy to clean, by hand.
Dishwasher safe ~ top rack.

'Rosti Mepal' embossed ~ Lid tab.

A useful storage solution, which is also currently available in:

LIME
RED
PURPLE

Arguably, on the expensive side at RRP, but these often come up discounted or as part of the 'Amazon Add-On Programme' (at the time of writing) and are worth waiting for (IMO).


Rosti Mepal Stora 106700072800 Food Storage Container Transparent with Coloured Lid 2000 ml Purple
Rosti Mepal Stora 106700072800 Food Storage Container Transparent with Coloured Lid 2000 ml Purple
Price: £12.34

5.0 out of 5 stars Pasta Stora, 28 May 2015
♦ ROSTI MEPAL
♦ 'STORA'
♦ COLOUR : TRANSPARENT with PURPLE detail on the lid.

Part of a storage solution range, this is a solid transparent rectangular container from Rosti Mepal, with a relatively easy to place lid enhanced by a useful, coloured silicone lip and a tab on one side to aid opening.

I use mine for storing open packs of dried pasta because I usually forget the cooking time as brands and types vary so much!
It is also just the right height for my cupboard shelf.

Size: approximate (based on my own):

♦ Base: 11.5 cm x 7.5 cm
♦ Top: 12 cm x 8.5 cm allowing for coloured trim; 15 cm also allowing for the tab
♦ Height: 23 cm (with lid on)

Easy to clean, by hand.
Dishwasher safe ~ top rack.

'Rosti Mepal' embossed ~ Lid tab.

A useful storage solution, which is also currently available in:

LIME
RED
BLACK

Arguably, on the expensive side at RRP, but these often come up discounted or as part of the 'Amazon Add-On Programme' (at the time of writing) and are worth waiting for (IMO).


Rosti Mepal Baking Spatula with Melamine Handle and Silicone End Small Luna Red
Rosti Mepal Baking Spatula with Melamine Handle and Silicone End Small Luna Red
Price: £8.13

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars When only a flexible-headed friend can do, 28 May 2015
* ROSTI MEPAL
* SMALL SPATULA/SCRAPER
* HANDLE COLOUR : RED

This is a neat little spatula, which is comfortable in hand, and if not baking, I use mine to switch up mayonnaise & TK into a sauce for seafood cocktail. It is easy to scrape the very last of the contents out of the mixing bowl with the edge of the spatula.
The spatula measures around 20 cm in length and has a half rounded rigid handle of around 13 cm allowing for the rounded tip.
The thin, flexible head is shaped and measures around 6.5 cm longest and 3.5 cm widest point.
The two parts can be separated but it takes some strength to do so.

Rosti Mepal embossed - handle.

It arrives simply in a plastic bag, with a removable sticker on the handle.
No care instructions supplied but it is easy to clean by hand and I regularly pop mine in the top rack of a dishwasher.

Other colours currently available include:

BLACK
YELLOW
LIME

Arguably, the RRP is on the high side but these often come up on discount or as part of the 'Amazon Add-On Programme' and definitely worth looking out for, IMO.
Mine was just over £1!
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Rosti Mepal Small Baking Spatula Melamine Handle and Silicone Spatula Head Eos Yellow
Rosti Mepal Small Baking Spatula Melamine Handle and Silicone Spatula Head Eos Yellow
Price: £6.48

4.0 out of 5 stars When only a flexible-headed friend can do, 28 May 2015
* ROSTI MEPAL
* SMALL SPATULA/SCRAPER
* HANDLE COLOUR : YELLOW

This is a neat little spatula, which is comfortable in hand, and if not baking, I use mine to switch up mayonnaise & TK into a sauce for seafood cocktail. It is easy to scrape the very last of the contents out of the mixing bowl with the edge of the spatula.
The spatula measures around 20 cm in length and has a half rounded rigid handle of around 13 cm allowing for the rounded tip.
The thin, flexible head is shaped and measures around 6.5 cm longest and 3.5 cm widest point.
The two parts can be separated but it takes some strength to do so.

Rosti Mepal embossed - handle.

It arrives simply in a plastic bag, with a removable sticker on the handle.
No care instructions supplied but it is easy to clean by hand and I regularly pop mine in the top rack of a dishwasher.

Other colours currently available include:

BLACK
LIME
RED

Arguably, the RRP is on the high side but these often come up on discount or as part of the 'Amazon Add-On Programme' and definitely worth looking out for, IMO.
Mine was just over £1!


Rosti Mepal Baking Spatula with Melamine Handle and Silicone End Small Lime Green
Rosti Mepal Baking Spatula with Melamine Handle and Silicone End Small Lime Green
Price: £2.72

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars When only a flexible-headed friend can do, 28 May 2015
* ROSTI MEPAL
* SMALL SPATULA/SCRAPER
* HANDLE COLOUR : LIME

This is a neat little spatula, which is comfortable in hand, and if not baking, I use mine to switch up mayonnaise & TK into a sauce for seafood cocktail. It is easy to scrape the very last of the contents out of the mixing bowl with the edge of the spatula.
The spatula measures around 20 cm in length and has a half rounded rigid handle of around 13 cm allowing for the rounded tip.
The thin, flexible head is shaped and measures around 6.5 cm longest and 3.5 cm widest point.
The two parts can be separated but it takes some strength to do so.

Rosti Mepal embossed - handle.

It arrives simply in a plastic bag, with a removable sticker on the handle.
No care instructions supplied but it is easy to clean by hand and I regularly pop mine in the top rack of a dishwasher.

Other colours currently available include:

BLACK
YELLOW
RED

Arguably, the RRP is on the high side but these often come up on discount or as part of the 'Amazon Add-On Programme' and definitely worth looking out for, IMO.
Mine was just over £1!


Rosti Mepal Baking Spatula with Melamine Handle and Silicone End Small Black
Rosti Mepal Baking Spatula with Melamine Handle and Silicone End Small Black
Offered by Coolinarium_GB
Price: £3.29

4.0 out of 5 stars When only a flexible-headed friend can do, 28 May 2015
* ROSTI MEPAL
* SMALL SPATULA/SCRAPER
* HANDLE COLOUR : BLACK

This is a neat little spatula, which is comfortable in hand, and if not baking, I use mine to switch up mayonnaise & TK into a sauce for seafood cocktail. It is easy to scrape the very last of the contents out of the mixing bowl with the edge of the spatula.
The spatula measures around 20 cm in length and has a half rounded rigid handle of around 13 cm allowing for the rounded tip.
The thin, flexible head is shaped and measures around 6.5 cm longest and 3.5 cm widest point.
The two parts can be separated but it takes some strength to do so.

Rosti Mepal embossed - handle.

It arrives simply in a plastic bag, with a removable sticker on the handle.
No care instructions supplied but it is easy to clean by hand and I regularly pop mine in the top rack of a dishwasher.

Other colours currently available include:

YELLOW
LIME
RED

Arguably, the RRP is on the high side but these often come up on discount or as part of the 'Amazon Add-On Programme' and definitely worth looking out for, IMO.
Mine was just over £1!


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