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Tasted: Terry’s Chocolate Orange Pots of Joy

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By Savvy-shopper Anne.
Terry’s Chocolate Orange Pots of Joy? Creamy milk chocolate with a dollop of rich orange. Just perfect if you require a spoon-friendly treat.Try and resist the second pot if you are calorie counting.

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Tasted: Sainsbury’s Fairtrade Original Coffee

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By Savvy-shopper Anne.
Sainsbury’s Fairtrade Original coffee beans is one of those products, that I grab every time I’m in Sainsbury’s.  It consistently delivers great cup-quality and is always competitively priced.

I’ve just received a nice savvy-shopper touch from Sainsbury’s nectar card.  Vouchers with extra points on products that I buy regularly. Sainsbury’s Fairtrade Original coffee beans has just got that bit cheaper for me! Have they got cheaper for you too?  Read more

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Tasted: Essential Waitrose Egg Lasagne Fresh Pasta Sheets

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By Savvy-shopper Anne.
Most supermarket-own-branded fresh egg pasta is of excellent quality, but if you want a pack that delivers restaurant quality? Waitrose & Marks & Spencer’s are the ones to buy.  Read more

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Tasted: Laschinger Smoked Salmon

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By Savvy-shopper Anne.
The middle classes and now University students have found Lidl, my local one was packed with our Uni’s latest intake. Yes… prudently stocking up with this week’s bargains! So be forewarned savvy-shoppers, you’ll now have to get to Lidl’s shelves before the students, if want their best offers. I had to be very very quick to grab the last pack of their Laschinger smoked salmon.

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Tasted: Lidl Milbona Greek Style Yogurt

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By Savvy-shopper Anne.
Use Greek style yogurt? Then this big tub of Lidl’s Milbona Greek Style natural yogurt is an absolute steal.  Already bought a tub?  I mix it with my morning muesli.  Read more

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Reviewed: Sainsbury’s Mozzarella Ball

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By Savvy-shopper Anne.
Sainsbury’s Basics Mozzarella Cheese Ball? I challenge anyone to taste the difference between Sainsbury’s regular ‘Mozzarella’ and this bargain basement one! Read more

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Reviewed: Italiamo Arborio Risotto Rice

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By Savvy-shopper Anne.
Italiamo Arborio Risotto Rice? Most shoppers won’t have heard of the ‘Italiamo’ brand. Why? It is one of LIDL’s many made-up names that they put on their own-label products to give them the look and feel of brand rather than a supermarket own brand! But who cares?  I don’t! To me, Arborio rice is Arborio rice – the name on the packet has no relevance at all – it is all about the price! And… at  £1.50 for 1Kg – makes this risotto rice a must buy for the savvy-shopper!

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Reviewed: Lurpak Cook’s Range Baking Spread

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By Savvy-shopper Anne
Lurpak’s new Cook’s Range Baking Spread had been reduced down to two quid for 500g at my local Sainsbury’s. That’s cheap!  It’s £3.25 at Asda. I use Lurpak for baking –  so I ‘Ventured Forth’ and gave it a try.  Read more