Salted Caramel - The taste of the moment

 A feature from the March 2017 issue of Suffolk Norfolk Life magazine
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Salted caramel seems to be the taste of the moment, and with an ever-widening menu of odd flavour pairings to choose from, it shows no signs of going away, says Mark Dixon

At first I wrote this off as a particularly American transgression — this was, after all, the land where I had recently read about Mountain Dew flavour popcorn at a truck stop in Kansas, and where a stroll around the supermarket will reveal a host of extraordinary flavour pairings: kale chips in “piña colada” and “hibiscus and pink peppercorn”, for example, or the a Sweet & Salty Kettle Brand kettle chip (going some way to make up for its sadly now-retired nut butter range of potato chips).

In Britain we also have an appetite for unconventional flavours growing on our shores too. Consider the world of tea, for example: Twinings alone now offers 50 flavours, including Camomile & Maple, Intensely Buttermint, and Salted Caramel Green Tea, and is currently running a campaign advising customers in the art of “flavouring your day”.

Read the full article in the March 2017 issue of Suffolk Norfolk Life Magazine
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