Monday, 13 June 2016
Coronation Chicken flavour crisps. From Tyrell's, of course!
Coronation Chicken flavour.
Now, first, a little background about what is, after all, a quintessentially British dish.
It is generally held that the dish was specially created for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, by Constance Spry, an English cookery expert and food writer and Rosemary Hume, both of the London-based Cordon Bleu Cookery School.
It basically consists of cold cooked chicken meat, herbs and curry spices all blended in mayonnaise and often served with a salad, as a filling for jacket potatoes and the like.
It is an extremely popular dish in the UK. So, how would the Tyrrell's version stand up to the taste test?
The answer, if there had been any room for doubt, was that it stood up to the taste test very well indeed!
The crisps taste exactly like a good Coronation Chicken.
There's a nice mixture of flavours, roast chicken comes through, very nicely, there's a hint of a nice and creamy mayonnaise dressing, plus a rather nice tang of curry that comes through very well.
It is important to point out that no one flavour predominates or over-powers. The chefs at Tyrell's have worked really to come up with this creation.
In fact I think Tyrell's -if they haven't done so already- should send a crate of these Coronation Chicken Crisps 150g bags to Buckingham Palace!
By the way, these are seasonal so do not miss out!