15 July 2015

Cornae (Pinoy Foods, Birmingham Indoor Market) [By @SpectreUK]

I have to admit I had no idea what these Cornae were when I picked them up in one of my favourite import shops. I did see the phrase "American corn snack" on the front of the packet and instantly thought "how bad can they be?" Well I popped the open the packet today after a certain amount of avoidance and thought the little corn cones were quite smart, so I took a photograph. They have a decent crunch and mainly taste of soy with a hint of paprika. They are moreish, as I just couldn't stop eating them and they didn't distract from the rest of my lunch. The bag was pretty big too so they'd be good in front of a film with a decent fizzy beer or two. This goes to show that an adventurous side to snacking can pay off, so I'd recommend giving import shops a try. Pick up something you fancy, like these Cornae, and I reckon you'll be pleasantly surprised.

Information on the packet;
56g bag with 160 calories, 10g of day and 1g of sugar. Ingredients included; corn starch, palm oil, seasoning, sugar, iodised salt, containing wheat, gluten, soy beans, and milk products.


  1. i'm guessing they are a type of bugles (they were available in the uk once biut didn't hang around for long!)


  2. You can still buy Bugles in the Netherlands; I think the US still get them, too. They're fabulous, not sure why they were pulled from here:(

  3. this crisp is from Thailand.


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