International Products for Foodies

This month, CN is sharing some fabulous products from around the world. They are available online or in neighborhoods stores across the country. So, browse the list and let your taste buds travel the globe!

Workshop Nairobi “Africa” Cheese/Cutting/Display Board

This lovely board consists of rosewood, mvuli, grevillia and white oak. Hand-carved in Kenya, Workshop Nairobi uses leftover wood from making furniture to create this beauty that measures about 1-inches thick. The smooth surface is wide enough to assemble the best charcuterie board. Who’s bringing the wine?

Size: 2 lbs.
Retail Price: $65
Available: www.soulandstoryinc.com

 

Ink Gourmet Thai Chili Soy Sauce

Inspired by life in South Korea, this company boasts the world’s first infused 100 percent soy sauces. This delicious flavor brings the heat with Thai chili. The briny liquid offers spice without being overpowering. It gives chicken wings and stir fry the kick they need to get rave reviews. Enjoy!

Size: 8 oz.
Retail Price: $10.99
Available: www.inksoysauce.com and select Walmart stores

 

Breitsamer Honig Golden Selection Raw Honey

This German honey tastes smooth and delicate. Its sweetness blooms on the palate with a satisfying amount. It enhances teas and plain yogurt for a blissful experience. Bon appétit!

Size: 17.6 oz
Retail Price: $6.99
Available: Amazon, World Market, Walmart and other fine retailers


Arnott’s Tim Tam Chewy Caramel

Chewy goodness! This sugary treat resembles a candy bar that eats like a cookie. Two crispy biscuits hug gooey caramel and cocoa cream filling. A luscious chocolate coating covers the Australian delight. Great for dunking in milk or coffee.

Size: 6.2 oz.
Retail Price: $3.99
Available: Amazon, Target and grocery stores nationwide

 

Inca Kola Golden Carbonated Beverage Soda

This popular Peruvian beverage favors an effervescent cream soda. The carbonated water gives the yellowish drink bite and the needed caffeine to get through the day. It pairs well with pollo a la brasa (rotisserie chicken) and yuca fries. Add it to the shopping list.

Size: 12 oz.
Retail Price: $6.00 (12-pack) | $12.50 (4-six packs)
Available: www.incakolausa.com, Amazon and some Peruvian restaurants

 

Lolea Red Sangría (No.1)

Share this cherry-flavored Spanish wine with friends and family this fall. A touch of cinnamon and bubbles are certain to tickle their fancy. Cheers!

Size: 750 ml
Retail Price: $14.95
Available: Wine retailers nationwide

 

Tortuga Caribbean Rum Cake

Fluffy, moist and scrumptious, this Cayman Islands classic offers a delectable yellow cake with a burst of aromatic rum. Walnuts sit on top of the lightly glazed dessert. It transports and ships well, making it the perfect gift.

Size: 4 oz. | 16 oz.
Retail Price: $7.99 | $19.95
Available: www.tortugarumcakes.com, Amazon, World Market, major retailers and grocery chains.

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Rekaya, aka The Food Temptress, is a freelance journalist, author and co-host of the sports podcast “Black Girls Talk Sports.” She has written content for Amtrak, Writer’s Digest Books and various lifestyle magazines. She also has penned seven books in multiple genres. In her spare time, she enjoys developing recipes and exploring Virginia’s 200+ wineries.