New year, new explorations of food. This will also be a year of experimentation with my blog. I want to go back to discussing more media-related stuff and bring in what I’ve learned from school. For now, let’s start 2019 with a review of another Japanese Kit-Kat.
When I first heard of the strawberry tiramisu Kit-Kat, I was intrigued. I’m a big fan of tiramisus and I wanted to see if Nestle could replicate the flavor in candy form. I was also interested in the the combination of tiramisu, a coffee-based Italian dessert, with strawberries.
When I opened the bag, the strawberry smell was overpowering. I was almost concerned that this would be a strawberry Kit-Kat with no hint of coffee or anything. It didn’t help when I took a bite of the candy and just tasted strawberry.
The more bites I took, I started to taste the bitterness of the coffee that was sandwiched in the wafers. This created an….interesting contrasts with the sweet strawberry flavoring in the white chocolate. The flavors by themselves aren’t bad, but together they make a weird and not all that tasty combination.
Then again, I’ve never had fresh fruit in my tiramisu or with coffee in general. Maybe that’s one of those flavor combinations that rarely works.Overall, I give it a 2/5.