So after writing a review on Metcalfe's Skinny Topcorn (click here to read it!) I was contacted by the company regarding their newest product Metcalfe's Skinny Corn'ers! A few days later a wonderful package arrived at my door full of tasty treats! How lucky am I?
Firstly, if you don't know about Metcalfe's Skinny here's a little background information taken from their website:
"It started with a POP. As the Co Founder of Pret & Itsu, Julian Metcalfe is obsessed with delicious and healthy food. Back in 2008 he was fed up of stodgy snacks that weighed him down & he wanted to create something that was light yet tasty to replace the bog standard crisp. Popcorn was the perfect fit & Metcalfe’s skinny topcorn was born. After experimenting with dozens of flavours & varieties (not to mention a run in with a chocolate drizzle machine) Julian came up with the perfect recipe for freshly popped butterfly popcorn tumbled with Metcalfe’s unique flavours & seasoning. Pret was the first place that stocked the magic stuff & from there, the company quickly gathered a growing legion of fans."
Metcalfe's Skinny Corn'ers are described as being Topcorn's "macho, nacho cousin" - they are flash griddled, corn crisps which are super healthy and have 30% less fat than the average tortilla crisp! To be honest, when they arrived I was expecting them to be a lot like Doritos - even down to the flavouring they reminded me of my favourite crisps but no, oh how I was wrong! These crisps actually remind me more of triangle shaped snack-a-jacks. They have a very similar texture, almost popcorny instead of crispy, if that makes sense. They are absolutely gorgeous tasting though!
My favourite flavour has to be the Chilli Tweet flavour. I love the name for a start, it's so quirky! They taste quite like chilli mixed with tomatoes, they are so tasty and delicious. I literally gobbled down the whole packet so quickly. The chilli flavour does have a bit of a strange after-taste but don't let that put you off! The Cheese Louise flavour was also really yummy, I can't describe this as anything other than a normal cheese flavour though - but if you like cheese, this is the crisp for you.
Overall I really loved these crisps, they are definitely my new favourite snack. Plus they are super healthy like their topcorn cousin and are only 132 calories per pack! Much better than most of the crisps on the market at the moment. I really recommend that you pick up a packet of these if you see them whilst shopping, you really won't regret it.
You can buy any of Metcalfe's Skinny products here.