I love popcorn. I could probably eat the equivalent of my weight in popcorn in one sitting if it were humanly possible. I love it so much that I make it myself at home on the stove with a bit of sugar and a bit of salt. It’s my favourite snack and when I’m out and about I’ll quite happily buy a packet of popcorn rather than crisps if I can find it. So it comes as no surprise that I was super excited to receive the new range of popcorn from Ten Acre to try!
Freshly handpicked from the Popperley orchards of Ten Acre where popping trees bloom and grow, this isn’t just any popcorn – it is also gluten, dairy and MSG free as well as vegan and vegetarian. I’m not a vegan or a vegetarian but I do appreciate the fact that this snack can be eaten by everyone! It’s fabulous.
There are five exciting and luxurious varieties of popcorn each with their own story to tell, brought to life in Ten Acre’s fictional village – Cornelius Popperley’s Sour Cream & Chive, Captain Theodore’s Lime & Sea Salt, Cousin Maisie’s Fennel & Lemon, Ambrose Popperley’s Wasabi and Aunty Winifred’s Sweet & Salty.
My favourite was of course Aunty Winifred’s Sweet & Salty but I was surprised by how much I enjoyed Captain Theodore’s Lime & Sea Salt popcorn, the lime flavour was not as strong as the lemon in Cousin Maisie’s, which I found a little over-powering for my palette. Cornelius’ flavour was also a hit, I felt so adventurous trying it and trust me the combination works with popcorn. The popcorn itself tasted freshly made and is perfectly “popped”, by which I mean there were no “unpopped” kernels left in the bags I tried, which one came sometimes find when buying popcorn. Wasabi is one of those flavours that you either like or you don’t, I don’t like it and even though I tried it in the hope that wasabi flavoured popcorn might be different I still don’t like Wasabi. But if you love wasabi you will love it…I feel comforted by the fact that it’s like marmite (which I love) so the cosmic foodie universe is balanced out.
Ten Acre Popcorn is available in 28g bags – Sweet & Salty is available in 30g bags – and all are fewer than 80 calories per serving. From as little as 69p per bag this is a great snack.
Further information is available from www.tenacrepopcorn.co.uk