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DubDriver wrote:
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> "johannes" <johs(a)sizefi4e55642222tter.com> wrote in message
> news:4B5B5567.A30C6D57(a)sizefi4e55642222tter.com...
> >
> >
> > DubDriver wrote:
> >>
> >> "johannes" <johs(a)sizefi4e55642222tter.com> wrote in message
> >> news:4B5B4A67.59A3BFDF(a)sizefi4e55642222tter.com...
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > DubDriver wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> "johannes" <johs(a)sizefi4e55642222tter.com> wrote in message
> >> >> news:4B5AE2C6.46043CAB(a)sizefi4e55642222tter.com...
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > "Trust No One�" wrote:
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> johannes wrote:
> >> >> >> > Lidl sell smoked German cheese reduced from �2.99 to �0.99.
> >> >> >> > However,
> >> >> >> > there was recently a food scare about smoked flavour. Should I
> >> >> >> > eat
> >> >> >> > it?
> >> >> >> > http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/8448184.stm
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> As a rule I never buy anything whose description contains the word
> >> >> >> "flavour".
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> I'm yet to come across real "smoked" cheese rather than smoke
> >> >> >> "flavour"
> >> >> >> cheese :(
> >> >> >
> >> >> > I think then you probably don't buy food. I've come across
> >> >> > curry-flavoured
> >> >> > pot noodles! Why don't they just use curry in the first place ffs?
> >> >>
> >> >> A "curry" is a recipe not an ingredient, unless you mean curry powder
> >> >> in
> >> >> which case they do.
> >> >
> >> > I see what you mean, but these noodles are called "Curry Flavour".
> >> >
> >> > On content list: Curry Flavour, Wheat Flour, Guar Gum, Zodium
> >> > Benzoate,...
> >> > Nowhere does it say that it contains curry powder.
> >> >
> >> > The word "Flavour" is often used that way, in contrast to "Flavoured
> >> > with
> >> > curry".
> >>
> >> According to Ocado's website:
> >> http://www.ocado.com/webshop/product/Pot-Noodle-Original-Curry/35198011?parentContainer=SEARCHpot
> >> noodle
> >>
> >> Front pack shot doesn't say "flavour"
> >>
> >> Ingredients include curry powder:
> >>
> >> NOODLES, Noodles (47%), [Wheat Flour, Vegetable Oil, Salt, Firming Agents
> >> (Potassium Carbonate,, Sodium Carbonate)], SAUCE AND VEGETABLES, Water,
> >> Vegetables (6%) [Carrot, Onion, Peas (1.1%), Dried Glucose Syrup, Wheat
> >> Flour, Soya Pieces (Texturised) (2.9%), Sugar, Flavourings (contain
> >> Celery
> >> and Mustard), Low Sodium Mineral Salt (contains Potassium), Flavour
> >> Enhancer
> >> (Monosodium Glutamate), Yeast Extract, Vegetable Oil, Garlic, Curry
> >> Powder,
> >> Ground Cumin, Cheese Powder (contains milk), Spice Extracts, Chilli
> >> Powder,
> >> SACHET, Mango Chutney Sauce (1.2%), [Mango Chutney (Sugar, Mangoes (36%)
> >> Salt, Acetic Acid, Spices), Water, Modified Maize Starch, Acetic Acid,
> >> Chilli Powder]
> >>
> >> Maybe you have some other/older Curry Pot Noodle product?
> >
> > No, I used the word 'pot noodle' in a generic sense; noodles in a pot
> > where
> > you add hot water. The pot noodles is called: "Speedy Noodles" from Lidl,
> > and is actually very tasty.
>
> Flavoured vs. Flavour
> Curry powder vs. none
> A case of you pays your money and takes your choice.
>
> "I've come across curry-*flavoured* pot noodles!"
> "... but these noodles are called "Curry *Flavour*""
> I guess that supports there is consumer confusion over use of the two
> terms!?

Yes, I should have realised. But it was 'Curry Flavour'. You can also get
them as 'Chicken Falvour' and 'Beef Flavour'. All taste very nice. But
I wonder if my body will glow in the dark? :)
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