Yummy Bazaar delivers gourmet food items to your door monthly. The items for the Destination Food Club are carefully selected from a different single country every month. With the Full Experience, you’ll get 6-8 full sized gourmet items from your destination for $35.95. There is also a Sampler subscription that sends 6-8 sample sizes from various countries for $9.95. We received the Full Experience box.
This month’s featured destination was Spain!
As always, the box was packed in a smartly utilitarian, corrugated, brown paper, and tape combo.
It is a very clever packing scheme – recyclable and cool looking.
The box is filled with items that speak to Spanish food culture and tradition. The pamphlet describes the significance of the items and how the ritual surrounding their consumption.
The guide provides recipes you can make using the items in the box!
The product description pages give a brief description of each item, along with several suggested uses, the retail price, and the origin.
They included a special note this month on properly enjoying the Chorizo sausage.
All the goodies in our October Yummy Bazaar Full Experience Box.
MatizAuthentic Spanish Paella Rice ($7.95): Gathered from within the Albufera National Park, this rice is naturally ideal for absorbing liquid without becoming creamy or losing its texture – qualities making it perfect for paella!
La Catedral Premium Organic Sweet Piquillo Peppers ($9.95): Sweet and smoky roasted red peppers. Piquillo peppers are a classic Spanish accompaniment, perfect for working into tapas or serving with meat and cheese.
The jar is packed with big slabs of roasted pepper.
Chiquilin Paella Seasoning ($4.95): Smoky and slightly spicy seasoning to make preparing the classic Spanish dish easier. This jar should make quite a few paella!
Palacios Authentic Spanish Chorizo Iberico ($12.95): This pack has a giant loop of the fiery, paprika-laden sausage.
This dried version of the sausage is ready to eat, but it is recommended that you peel of the casing before enjoying.
Cubed, it is a great starter for some paella!
ChocoHigos Dark Chocolate Figs ($9.95): Tender, plump, and chewy figs enrobed in dark chocolate. Pajarero figs make these family-made treats more tender than expected.
Ines Rosales Sweet Olive Oil Tortas de Aceite ($5.45): These traditional tortas are made by hand using the original 100-year-old recipe. Dusted with sugar and flavored with anise, these look like a flatbread but eat more like a butter cookie.
Pablo Garrigos Ibanez Spanish Turron ($9.95): Delicately crunchy roasted almonds held together in a light milk chocolate slab. Very elegant and delicious, the combination is neither too dark nor overly sweet.
The figs are individually enrobed and came piled in a tub. The Tortas were individually wrapped loosely within the outer, hermetic packaging. The Turron comes as a single slab – I love that you see the face of the sliced almonds on the top of the bar.
This subscription box is so wonderful in that it provides a broad gastronomic exploration of a country at a time, and it’s easy, fun, and usable. Everything from Yummy Bazaar has always been top notch and really fresh – they’re an impressive company and the subscription is even more so. This was a nice box with a pleasant combination of classic and atypical items – and the value was about $61.15!
Also FYI – you can also skip or cancel at any time – and they will accommodate most special diets if you need. They have a $9.95 per month Mini Sampler box too! Have you tried Yümmy Bazaar? What did you think of this month’s box?