I've been sorry to have missed so many great blog hops over the summer, but I'm happy enough to be participating in this one, even though I don't actually like chocolate.
That's right, I don't like chocolate.
It's strange that I would participate in this blog hop, I know, but I'd like to put out there that I crave breaded chicken burgers like other people crave chocolate. So it's not that I dislike chocolate, but given the choice between the cocoa flavoured food items and something else, I'd rather take the something else. And if there is no alternative I go without any sort of treat.
However, there are still a few chocolatey treats I don't mind indulging in: Kinder Surprise. I'm going to give you a "back in my day" spiel, because, really, back in my childhood days Kinder Surprise and related chocolate products were a novelty. They weren't imported or marketed on a large scale and I only got them because my grandmother would send a big yellow box with Deutsche Post four times a year.
We were also privvy to a number of other goodies that are now being sold quite regularly in North America. Normally I would have been happy about this, but the products have never tasted the same: Haribo Gummi Bears taste somehow more artificial in Norther America and the Kinder chocolate tastes as stale as all sorts of other chocolate. Living in England now, it's been a challenge to walk by all the treats in the grocery store and find the repeated will power to say "No".
I'm curious to ask if anybody else can relate?
I'll be waiting for answers sitting in the corner eating my chicken burger...