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Tyrells Hand Cooked English Chips

Jerseygirl111 Jan 19, 2014 02:12 PM

Anyone try these? I just bought Sweet Chili & Red Pepper. Gluten free, Vegan and the bag lists the potato variety (Taurus) and where grown (Herefordshire). There is a slight heat but nothing that would make a big impression here with hot food afficianados.

Ingredients: potatoes, sunflower oil, sugar, natural flavor, onion powder, salt, tomato powder, cayenne pepper, parsley, jalapeno chili pepper, white pepper, paprika, ginger, star anise, basil, red pepper.


I am more interested in flavors sold in the UK, chicken, sausage, ham. Would love to try those.



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    lagatta Jan 19, 2014 03:00 PM

    I find them very good. No, "sweet chilli" chips/crisps are never very hot, but that has an interesting mix of flavour ingredients.

    My favourites so far are the "mature cheddar and chives", like a grownup version of the sour cream and onion, or other variations on the dairy and onion-family theme.

    Since the ones with "meaty" or "fishy" flavours contain actual meat or fish extracts, I think it is more difficult to export them. I've never seen them here (in Québec).

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    1. re: lagatta
      vil Jan 21, 2014 02:17 PM

      The cheddar is my favourite too, for similar reasons. I like the Worcestershire sauce one for a change once in a while too.

      I haven't seen the meat flavoured ones over here either, in Toronto. I would have loved to try some of them.

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      debbiel Jan 19, 2014 05:08 PM

      I love those chips...that particular flavor. I have not yet found myself able to open a bag and not finish it off in one sitting.

      One of the women at the grocery where I buy them has a different favorite flavor fro Tyrells, but I don't recall what it is, If they are actually better than the sweet chili and red pepper, I best stay away.

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      1. re: debbiel
        lagatta Jan 19, 2014 05:40 PM

        Debbiel, at least the bags are small!

        1. re: debbiel
          vil Jan 21, 2014 02:13 PM

          "I have not yet found myself able to open a bag and not finish it off in one sitting."

          Same here. I am usually a bit surprised the whole bag is almost finished after I see there are only a few chips left.

          1. re: vil
            debbiel Jan 25, 2014 02:47 PM

            Damn it. It just happened again. This time with the sea salt and cider vinegar.

            1. re: debbiel
              lagatta Jan 25, 2014 05:09 PM

              Just be glad that they are small bags. I know full well that I am incapable of opening a bag of crisps without finishing it off (well, I'm not talking about mega-sized bags, but they are rare here in Montréal, at least in crisps I would buy). So I try to buy them only when there are guests.

        2. Ttrockwood Jan 19, 2014 07:35 PM

          I really liked their vegetable chips- they were really flavorful with a nice salty not too salty balance

          1. vil Jan 21, 2014 02:19 PM

            Tyrell's is one of my recent favourite brands! I am lucky one of my local grocers put them on sale from time to time, sometimes down to $1.50 per bag!

            1. sunshine842 Jan 21, 2014 05:17 PM

              Really, really great brand of chips -- love all the flavors I've tried.

              They also make chips from parsnips -- my favorite salty snack.

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                fourunder Jan 25, 2014 03:20 PM

                My local Korean Grocer had them near the check out counters last year......50 cents a bag for the 5.3 oz bags....apparently he made a score on them from Hunts Point Market. I don't recall if there were 6 or 8 to a case, but for the price I picked up two cases...since they were practically free.

                They were all of the the Worcestershire Sauce & Sun Dried Tomato variety....very good. I would purchase them again...even at the regular price.

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                1. re: fourunder
                  debbiel Jan 25, 2014 05:36 PM

                  Thank god I have not seen a similar deal. I can just picture me sitting down and eating 12 or 16 bags in 30 minutes or so.

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