Foodie PenPals – July 2012
I’m so excited to share what I received in my Foodie PenPals package for July, 2012. I was matched with Rebecca who unfortunately, doesn’t have a blog. Rebecca is from Bath, England.
If you’re interested in joining, the basics are that you get automatically matched to a person that you will be sending your package to. You need to contact that person asking some ‘probing’ questions. Wait until they get back to you with their answers and address. Then you get to go shopping for them (yay!) And spend items you think they’d like up to the value of £10/$15 excluding postage/shipping. Then send that to them to reach by the 25th of the month. During that time, you should receive an email from the person who will be sending your package and answer them and receive yours by the 25th too.
Enough of that, here’s my package *squeee!*
I was very impressed to see the size of the box, I guess I’ve been a lucky participant this month!
Products laid bare. I’m one happy lady!
Vanilla bean, white Belgian chocolate and toasted coconut marshmallows.
Vanilla bean, white Belgian chocolate and toasted coconut marshmallow lollipop.
Orange extract with lemon thyme lollipop.
Caramel, pecan and vanilla bean marshmallows.
In total, I received the following:
- Book: A Taste of the Sun by Elizabeth David
- Pretty/colourful cupcake cases
- Valencian orange extract
- Goji berry mix: A mix of natural raisins, fruit juice infused cranberries, green raisins and dried goji berries
- Vanilla bean, white Belgian chocolate and toasted coconut marshmallows – received 3 in a bag and 1 on a lollipop stick
- An orange extract with lemon thyme inside, lollipop
- Lucky 7 chunks of what appears to be fudge
- Caramel, pecan and vanilla bean marshmallows.
Thank you so much, Rebecca. I loved my package. In fact, I loved it that much that all of the edibles (all marshmallows, fudge, and the lollipop) have been devoured! I started on the last night then the giant man-baby returned home and helped me finish them off.
They were uber delicious and I so can’t wait to get my hands on the recipes so I can replicate them. Hopefully I’ll get these recipes up on the blog soon. I know *I* want to make them but do you?
Pssst, want to see what I received last month? Check out this post.