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european snacks galore

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I’m a big snacker. Here’s a gallery of snacks I picked up during my Europe travels.

#1: pure pomelo and blood red orange juice – In Italy near the Trevi Fountain. Very tart, no sugar added.

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#2: oregano flavored potato chips – Athens Airport. Tastes like you think it would taste like.

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#3: citrus shortbread cookies and sour candies – Shortbreads are complimentary on first class Italian trains. Guess what? They contain trans fats! I think I only ate one of ’em. The sour candies are from the Tabacchi in Vezzano Basso. They are in the shape of little pacifiers.

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#4: olive flavored crackers – From the bus station in Florence. A nice snack with a light olive-y taste.

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#5: french fry snacks – From a vending machine in Paris. Tastes like straight up oil.

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#6: candy hippo – From the Tabbachi in Vezzano Basso again. Crispy hippo shaped wafer. Filled with chocolate and hazelnut cream, hazelnut pieces on the underside. Really, really sweet.

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Written by joann

July 30, 2007 at 9:12 pm

Posted in drinks, europe, greek, italian, snacks, travels

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