Today I am reviewing
Vanilla Flavored Sesame Halva.
Having never tried halva before, nor really knowing what it was I’m not 100% sure why I picked up this little tub in the world food section of Tesco, but upon discovering it met my dietary requirements I bought it.
What is it?
A sweet desserty confectionary
Made from sesame paste (tahini?)
Wikipedia says this type of Halva is popular in Poland and the Middle East.
Sesame Seeds, Glucose, Syrup,Sugar,Vegetable Fat (Palm), Natural Spice-Saponariae Root, Natural Vanilla.
Thus suitable for:
A plastic tub
Kosher / Parve stamps.
No free from list
Bit like crystallized tofu!
When you break the halva it cleaves into a fibrous ‘loft insulation’ looking nougatine fluffiness
Exactly how it looks
I’ve never felt anything like halva
Again I’ve never tasted anything like halva
Its sort of nougatty but much lighter
Sort of nutty
Sort of like hardened candy floss
£2 in Tesco
I don’t know whether this is a good example of halva but I can say I really enjoyed it and urge anybody else to try it. Its naturally free from loads of stuff and is a very unique texture and taste.
I’d definitely buy halva again.
4/5 – a very positive experience of a never tried before product.
No Moo, No Sick!