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Monday, August 17, 2009

Snacktion: Orobello's Sourdough Classic Crackers

Posted By on Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 11:20 AM

Name: Sourdough Classic Crackers
Brand: Orobello
Origin: South San Francisco/South Africa
Found at: Andronicos (1200 Irving at 14th Ave.)
Cost: $3.99
Ingredients: Unbleached wheat flour, expeller pressed palm oil, salt, expeler pressed vegetable oil, sugar, yeast, glucose, lactic acid, invert syrup, golden syrup, raising agents, malt extract, emulsifier, flour improver.
Calories per serving: 99
The word: With a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge emblazoned on the package, these South Africa-created, South San Francisco-distributed crackers are basically claiming to be the snack of our city.  
Tasting notes: Deliciously crispy with substantial heft and a strong sourdough note, but are a bit dry when naked.
Buy it again? Yes.
Extra credit: Try them with sweet cream butter and an array of salts (Himalayan, truffle, etc.).

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