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Aldi... what do you recommend?

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  • Registered Users Posts: 15,913 ✭✭✭✭Spanish Eyes


    No, I've only noticed them myself in the last few weeks, so I think they're a pretty new addition.

    Maybe the herbs are new, I never noticed TBH, but I got frozen garlic last year.


  • Registered Users Posts: 28,403 ✭✭✭✭vicwatson


    Lynch's apple crumble 1.99, delicious


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,157 ✭✭✭Zelda247


    Agree with Lynchs crumbles and tarts.

    I have finally found a red wine I like its the Cabernet-Carmenere-Syrah one with the bronze top... its delicious. I did not like either of the Malbec's found them flavourless.


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,895 ✭✭✭✭Thargor


    Aldi got onion rings back, they disappeared for a year for some reason, new ones are lovely, the classic type we've been eating since kids. Also have garlic mushrooms, I didnt think they were that nice though, a lot of mushroom juice came out of mine when I bit into it and it kind of put me off tbh, it was very slimy.


  • Registered Users Posts: 594 ✭✭✭dibkins


    Well, that is two bad melons in a row i got in aldi:( The watermelon i got last night was way too pale inside and completely tasteless :/


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  • Moderators, Motoring & Transport Moderators Posts: 24,924 Mod ✭✭✭✭BuffyBot


    The Specially Selected Chunky oven chips are pretty damn good.


  • Registered Users Posts: 455 ✭✭2forjoy


    I like their health foods in particular flaked almonds , sunflower seeds , chia bia , dried fruits etc


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 4,644 Mod ✭✭✭✭Daisies


    The sea salt dark chocolate is amazing


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,157 ✭✭✭Zelda247


    BuffyBot wrote: »
    The Specially Selected Chunky oven chips are pretty damn good.

    Yes... I just LOVE these, someone else said that the goose fat roasted pots are great as well:)


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,895 ✭✭✭✭Thargor


    BuffyBot wrote: »
    The Specially Selected Chunky oven chips are pretty damn good.
    They've taken it too far imo, some of them are basically just full spuds with a bit of edge sliced off. These are the best oven chips in Aldi, specially if you have an Airfryer, better than anything else on the market:

    Rp_Chips_PD7a_67375988b5.jpg


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,157 ✭✭✭Zelda247


    I tried their frozen veg last night, the one in the little pot it has peas, broccoli and sugar snap peas, I must say I was very impressed, delicious veg at a great price and you only have to microwave for 6 mins or so....

    My husband tried the Chicken and Chorizo pie but was not impressed, sadly, said it was a very poor example of a pie... nothing like the quality of M&S.


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,895 ✭✭✭✭Thargor


    Zelda247 wrote: »
    I tried their frozen veg last night, the one in the little pot it has peas, broccoli and sugar snap peas, I must say I was very impressed, delicious veg at a great price and you only have to microwave for 6 mins or so....

    My husband tried the Chicken and Chorizo pie but was not impressed, sadly, said it was a very poor example of a pie... nothing like the quality of M&S.
    Steak and Stout ones are nice.


  • Registered Users Posts: 350 ✭✭XplaygirlX


    The schitnilz they had were amazing. I think it was aldi or lidl. I'm sad they don't have them anymore. :(


  • Registered Users Posts: 8,642 ✭✭✭Milly33


    The artichoke in the jars is loverly


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,083 ✭✭✭Peig Sayers


    I love their shortcrust pastry. It's very cheap and makes lovely sausage rolls/pies. I wouldn't be bothered making pastry when this is so nice :o!


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,292 ✭✭✭0lddog


    Dried cured ham - 2kg . Do any of the other multiples offer a similar product ?

    The gluten free apple tart is a real coeliac treat :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,189 ✭✭✭yellowlabrador


    New, spreadable goats cheese, delish:)


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,801 ✭✭✭Dubl07


    I love their shortcrust pastry. It's very cheap and makes lovely sausage rolls/pies. I wouldn't be bothered making pastry when this is so nice :o!

    Marry this with their Specially Selected Mincemeat pretty soon for seasonal mince pies and mmmm. (With a shot of their cognac per jar of mincemeat to add a little extra oomph.)


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,157 ✭✭✭Zelda247


    My husband tried the speciality mince pies this week and thought they were really nice.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,293 ✭✭✭Fuzzy Clam


    Zelda247 wrote: »
    Yes... I just LOVE these, someone else said that the goose fat roasted pots are great as well:)

    No goose fat roasties in my Aldi anymore, just regular ones :(


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,292 ✭✭✭0lddog


    Fuzzy Clam wrote: »
    No goose fat roasties in my Aldi anymore, just regular ones :(

    Nearly certain I saw some in East Wall today




    BTW they have a 1800- number where you can ask about things like :

    - If something is discontinued or just subject to a short term supply issue

    - When a certain special might come back on offe


  • Registered Users Posts: 350 ✭✭XplaygirlX


    Their antipasti grilled peppers are out of this world


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,895 ✭✭✭✭Thargor


    Zelda247 wrote: »
    My husband tried the speciality mince pies this week and thought they were really nice.
    All the mince pies expire in November! I always check after seeing a Watchdog about it a few years ago.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,293 ✭✭✭Fuzzy Clam


    0lddog wrote: »
    Nearly certain I saw some in East Wall today




    BTW they have a 1800- number where you can ask about things like :

    - If something is discontinued or just subject to a short term supply issue

    - When a certain special might come back on offe
    I'm a long way from East Wall :)
    I was cooking duck breast (from Lidl...say nothing) yesterday and all the fat from it helped the taste of the roasties which I was cooking in the same tray.

    I didn't know about that 1800 number. Thanks. There is something I want to enquire about.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 6,816 ✭✭✭skooterblue2


    The Australian wines called Kooliburra... the ones with the lizard on the bottles both red and whites are full of flavour and content come it about 6.50 a bottle.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,157 ✭✭✭Zelda247


    Fuzzy Clam wrote: »
    No goose fat roasties in my Aldi anymore, just regular ones :(

    They are in stock in Kerry.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,157 ✭✭✭Zelda247


    Thargor wrote: »
    All the mince pies expire in November! I always check after seeing a Watchdog about it a few years ago.

    They will be eaten by then for sure!


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,819 ✭✭✭fussyonion


    The Australian wines called Kooliburra... the ones with the lizard on the bottles both red and whites are full of flavour and content come it about 6.50 a bottle.

    Yeah they're gorgeous, I particularly love the Shiraz.
    Beautiful wine for a pittance.

    I came here to recommend Brannan's Honey Roast Ham.

    I am extremely fussy with ham. Up until recently I only bought Denny Crumbed Ham. Only. No other.

    But I was getting sick of finding fat globules, stringy bits and tough bits on each slice, and they're sneaky at hiding these horrible bits with the packaging.

    So I decided to bite the bullet and try another.
    After carefully looking through all the hams in Aldi, I selected the Honey Roast ham. 10 slices for €2.29.
    Tasted some on its' own and I was so impressed!

    No nasty fat bits and a lovely savoury flavour.
    I was so surprised and I'm going to stick with this ham from now on.
    Bargain too.

    The Denny was costing €3.99 for 10 slices but this is cheaper!


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,605 ✭✭✭Kat1170


    fussyonion wrote: »
    I came here to recommend Brannan's Honey Roast Ham.

    I am extremely fussy with ham. Up until recently I only bought Denny Crumbed Ham. Only. No other.

    Oh, I thought it was with onions :D:D


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,174 ✭✭✭RhubarbCrumble


    Zelda247 wrote: »
    My husband tried the speciality mince pies this week and thought they were really nice.

    They are GORGEOUS. I don't particularly like mince pies, but I make an exception for these. They're something else. :D


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