It’s time for A Break from Books post! I have been addicted to subscription boxes over the past few months and I’ll be unboxing three on Pretty Books. If there’s anything I love more than books, it’s food. So when I saw an offer to try out Degustabox – a monthly surprise food box – I had to give it a shot. Here’s what I got in my first (October) box.
I arrived home from work to discover a giant box of food. I opened it straight away and was delighted to see that it contained so many products I hadn’t tried before. Degustabox aim to send monthly food brands that you may not have discovered yet, so it’s unlikely that you’ll get something that’s already in your cupboards. If I had one teeny bit of negative feedback, it’d be that I’d much prefer a box of sweet treats – I always choose sweet over savoury!
Even so, I do enjoy savoury snacks too and I’ve been tucking into the crisps and energy bars. I’ve tried the Sour Cream & Onion Chipstrips, which are a little like long, thin Pringles! I have colleagues who prefer savoury, so I’ll share the other packs with them.
I love that they include ingredients to make meals. I’m looking forward to making my own Chicken Korma with papadums to dip into the Lime & Chilli Chutney. I’ve also used the chopped tomatoes to make a leek and bean stew for work lunches, and I’ll use the passata to make my own pasta sauce.
One of the foods I was excited to try were the Salted Caramel Marshmallows from The Naked Marshmallow Co. I nibbled on one while waiting for some milk to boil for hot chocolate, and then dunked the rest of the marshmallow into my mug. It was delicious.
I was happy with my first Degustabox and I’m intrigued to see what I get in November – hopefully more drinks and sweet treats!
If you want to give Degustabox a try, click here to get your first box for £6.99 (instead of £12.99), free shipping.
Here’s a full list of what was in my box:
Geeta – Korma Curry Paste & Lime and Chilli Chutney
Lorina – Coconut and Lime Lemonade
The Snack Organization – Sweet Chilli Crackers & Freeze Dried Strawberries
9Bar – Original Carob Hit snack bars
Cirio – Chopped Tomatoes and Passata
Liberation Foods – Salted Cashews and Peanuts
Naked Marshmallows – Salted Caramel Marshmallows
Kabuto – Chicken Ramen
Chipstrips – Sour Cream & Onion and Paprika crisps
President Unsalted Butter (Free Voucher)
Check back for my Glossybox and Illumicrate unboxing posts!