chips offer something pretty interesting. Not only do they offer
two different flavours of chips in one bag, but each flavour
also comes in both ruffled and regular form. While I can't say
that this is the perfect snack, it is the perfect opportunity
to find out which flavour mustard or ketchup and which style
ruffled or regular of chip is best.
What I was hoping
for was a difficult choice. I wanted to taste each chip, each
being the best representation of its flavour. Unfortunately
one particular aspect of these chips fell very short, the ketchup
chips were far less tasty than the mustard. Even worse, these
ketchup chips fell very short of every other ketchup chip I've
ever tried before. Instantly there was an imbalance. The great
surprise was how much I really liked the mustard chips. The
mustard chips had a slightly hot mustard flavour, but without
the overly spicy kick. I'm wondering if they chose to cut back
on the ketchup flavour to balance with the mustard flavour?
If they did, frankly I don't think it worked.
The other peculiar
thing was the difference between the regular and ruffled chips.
I've been lead to believe that ruffled chips could hold more
flavour in their ridges. But in this case the regular chips
were much more flavourful, particularly with the mustard chips.
These chips are fine
if you're looking for a flavour experiment, however the disappointing
flavour of the ketchup chips makes it a fairly unbalanced experiment.
I would have been much happier with a bag of mustard chips instead.