Friday, October 18, 2013

Nuts Enough & The Tapping Tapir

Generic peanut butter not cutting it anymore? Check out supermarket shelves for Nuts Enough, an independent Malaysian brand of well-made nut spreads.

Fun flavors like cookie dough almond, maple cinnamon almond & dark chocolate cashew, each with distinctive textures & tastes that transcend peanut butter.

Cookie dough (RM25 per bottle) proves chewy-sticky, triggering a major workout for the jaws. 

More medium-bodied: Dark chocolate cashew, the creamy choice.

Our favorite: the extra-drippy sweet softness of the maple cinnamon (RM28 for nearly 200 grams, or 1,200 moderate-guilt calories).

The spreads are available by order as well as at Village Grocer in Bangsar Village, Mont Kiara & Sunway Giza. Buy some bread to partner with them ...

... or even tortilla chips (though salsa ends up being better for the chips).

 How to wash down all that? Try The Tapping Tapir sodas, a new initiative from the fine folks behind The Potong popsicles.

 Hibiscus-Lime supplies floral-fruity refreshment, not overly sugary at all. The preservative-free beverages, made from pure fruit juices, herbs & spices, also come in flavors like apple-vanilla, grapefruit-chamomile, pear-lemongrass & orange-jasmine.

 The Tapping Tapir is available _ nice & chilled _ at The Potong's pushcart at Publika, outside the EAT Food Village, as well as the Royal Selangor Cafe in Setapak.

Nuts Enough
The Tapping Tapir
https://www.facebook.com/thetappingtapir

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22 comments:

  1. The spreads sure look gorgeous. Don't think we have those here - will certainly look out for them if I go over to KL again.

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    1. Suituapui: yeah, it's nice that more of these independent producers are coming up, and hopefully their goods will become more widely available, both in KL and your city eventually! :D

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  2. I'm not a fan of the sodas but the spreads certainly got my attention! Cookie dough spread! I'll go to the Village Grocer in Bangsar Village to pick up some this weekend - thanks for the tip!

    P/S - Are they exclusively distributed by Village Grocer?

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    1. Huai Bin: yeah, i can't resist anything that's 'cookie dough' too, especially ice cream! hope you find them on the shelves this weekend, and that you enjoy them! i think as far as retailers go, village grocer seems to be the only supermarket that stocks them, but you might be able to find them at Little Wonton, a cafe at telawi, too =)

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    2. Thanks for the tip Sean!

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    3. Huai Bin: no prob! =)

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  3. OMG the nut spread look so yummy! Perfect as spread or dipping. Hmm... looking thru their FB page...looks like they accept delivery. I think I want to try lar... But difficult to decide which to choose :-p

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    1. Melissa: yeah, the spreads could be addictive! :D hmmm, i guess it depends on your preference, whether you like sticky-chunky spreads or softer-smoother ones (i prefer the latter!) :D

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  4. Hibiscus Lime sounds really refreshing!

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    1. Baby Sumo: yeah, it had a nice, natural-tasting fizz to it, and a lovely flavor too! :D

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  5. Tap me a pear-lemongrass anytime! =)

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    1. Ulric: it does sound like a delectable combination of flavors, ya! =)

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  6. I want to try the spreads! Hmmm The colour of Hibiscus-Lime looks beautiful! I want that too! Hehehehe :P

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    1. CK: heheh, you can buy the spreads at village grocer in bangsar village and the hibiscus-lime soda at publika, so it's quite convenient! good luck! :D

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  7. Oh my... must be good! Hopefully they are better than Nutella :p

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    1. Ken: i like nutella, in milkshakes, in cakes, in mille-crepes, heheh! :D

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  8. Nuts enough! That's what I need to fill up my grocery basket this weekend. Have just ran out of my almond butter...

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    1. Missyblurkit: hearing that makes me wanna go grocery shopping too! i want some tasty snacks as well :D

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  9. Sean, this looks like a fun and fascinating place!!! I do like nuts and the beverages look and sound tantalizing! :)

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    1. Linda: and it's a good thing that nuts are supposed to be healthy and nutritious. and so are the preservative-free beverages here :D

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