I was given a pack of Lovemore O’Choco biscuits recently.
The best way to describe them would be a form of GF Oreo cookie. and not being a fan of Oreos the fact that they where not dissimilar is not really a good thing for me personally, though I know Oreos are very popular with some people.
I found this product acceptable if there where nothing else to snack on but not something I would actively seek out as a treat.
Downside: The biscuits are rather crumbly/brittle and suffer from the gritty rice flour texture that so many GF baked goods have. Rather bland flavour that is very sweet and lacks a cocoa kick that the dark colouring seemed to promise.
All product reviews are made on genuine purchases.
The sandwich ‘thins’ from the Tesco Free From range are not bad at all. Probably one of the closest approximations to ‘proper’ bread that I have found yet.
These have a good flavour, decent texture and keep for several days. They also freeze well and maintain all the above qualities provided they are used quite quickly after defrosting; though of course that is the case with most baked products. Continue reading
Free From Choc Chip Brownies bought today. For me it tasted like neat sugar and had all the texture of candy floss.
I have used one particular Mary Berry Carrot Cake recipe dozens of times and it has never let me down. So, as I am supplying the cake as my contribution to the comestibles for an all day writer’s meeting tomorrow, it seemed the logical choice to present, especially as it is the first time I have been to this group and only know two of them. Continue reading