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Yummy Bazaar Full Experience “Greece” Review + Coupon – October 2018

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Yummy Bazaar Full Experience Monthly Gourmet Box is a food subscription box that delivers you snacks, treats, and other food items from all over the world. Each month, you’ll receive 6-8 authentic, full-size items from a handful of different countries. You’re free to skip a month with this subscription if you’re not in the mood. Your subscription also earns you points to use on the Yummy Bazaar site, where you can buy more of the products you really love!

Yummy Bazaar also offers a World Sampler Box (6-8 sample-size or full-size items) for $9.95.

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This review is for the Yummy Bazaar Full Experience “Greece” Monthly Gourmet box, which is $35.95 per month (with free shipping to the continental US).

We received this box for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

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About Yummy Bazaar Full Experience

The Subscription Box: The Yummy Bazaar Full Experience Monthly Gourmet Box

The Cost: $35.95 per month

LIMITED TIME DEAL: Use code FREEBOX to get a bonus box with a 3, 6, or 12-month subscription!

The Products: 6-8 full-sized snacks, treats, and other food items from several countries around the world

Ships to: U.S. only. Free shipping to the continental US!

Yummy Bazaar Full Experience “Greece” October 2018 Review

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As our info sheet tells us, this month we are going to Greece! If only the box was actually a teleporter to Santorini… guess only my tastebuds will be making this journey.

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Flokos Greek Sliced Squid in Piquant Sauce, 120g. – Retail Value $5.45

Oh my. The first product is a doozy for me. I do not eat squid and I do not like spicy. Luckily for me, my husband was absolutely down for taste testing this product for us. He said the squid was salty, moderately spicy, and “squishy”. He quickly ate all of the tentacles with a fork, straight out of the tin, so apparently, this was a winner for at least one of us.

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Chripal Moustokouloura Grape Must Cookies, 12.34 oz – Retail Value $4.95

Unlike our squid friends, these cookies were vegan. They are flavored with a grape must but remind me a little of molasses. They were an inadvertently festive choice for this time of year, and I enjoyed them with my favorite tea after dinner. I also enjoy the little cookie bellybuttons.

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Matis Pistachio Halva, 14.1 oz.- Retail Value $9.95

I have never tried halva before, though I have heard of it. Honestly, it looked like a weird cheese in the container, but the actual texture of this treat was dry and moist at the same time, with a gritty nutty taste and texture. Again, my husband was instantly smitten with this product and proceeded to enjoy it straight out of the container with a spoon. It was sweet enough for me to consider it a dessert, but not super sweet. I really liked the pistachio flavor and I plan on drizzling it with a little honey when I revisit it.

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Iliada Organic Pitted Kalamata Olives, 13 oz. – Retail Value $5.85

You really can never go wrong with olives in my house. Black, green, cheese stuffed, we love them all! My husband remarked that these have a metallic taste, which I also noticed. This isn’t a bad thing by any means and these little beauties were utterly snackable. They didn’t last long.

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Haitoglou Bros Greek Macedonian Tahini, 10.6 oz. – Retail Value $6.95

Oh tahini! You are so incredibly tasty and versatile. I love tahini on toast with honey and if I were a less lazy cook I would absolutely use it to make my own hummus. You can use this deliciousness as a vegetable dip or with lemon and olive oil as a salad dressing.

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Sitos Orzo Pasta, 16 oz – Retail Value $3.95

Orzo is another Greek staple and something I am always happy to add to my pantry. I tossed some of this orzo with lemon juice, olive oil, and the tahini from this month’s box and it was simple and very yummy.

Verdict: Yummy Bazaar Full Experience Box nailed the Greek box. It had some obvious selections (such as the orzo and tahini) and some other products that I had never heard of. While I will never be a fan of squid, I loved the olives and the halva. My husband also gave this box two enthusiastic thumbs up. If I separate my stomach from my wallet, I have to admit that the overall box value of $37.10 feels a little low when compared to the $35.95 box cost. 

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, but sign up before the 15th to get the December box!

When you first join Destination Food Club, your credit card will be charged at the point of purchase. For your subsequent world gourmet purchases, your credit card will be charged on the 15th of every month if you do not skip or cancel your Destination Food Club membership.

For example, if you join Destination Food Club on 5/1, your credit card will be charged on 5/1 for May world gourmet. If you do not skip or cancel your membership, your credit card will be charged again on 6/15 for your June world gourmet.

If you join Destination Food club on 5/20, your credit card will be charged on 5/20 for June world gourmet. If you do not skip or cancel your membership, your credit card will be charged again on 7/15 for your July world gourmet.

Check out spoilers for all of the Yummy Bazaar boxes here.

LIMITED TIME DEAL: Use code FREEBOX to get a bonus box with a 3, 6, or 12-month subscription!

Value Breakdown: This box has a total value of $37.10. At $35.95 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • Squid: $5.28
  • Cookies: $4.80
  • Halva: $9.64
  • Olives: $5.67
  • Tahini: $6.73
  • Orzo: $3.83

Alternatively, each item in this box has an average cost of $5.99.

Check out all of our Yummy Bazaar Reviews and visit the Food Subscription Box Directory to find other international food boxes.

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Written by Megan Kirkland

Megan Kirkland

I love natural/vegan beauty products, Korean skincare, unique jewelry, and weird candies from far away places. When I am not waiting for my next exciting box you can find me painting or taking photographs of interesting people. I never leave home without pug hair somewhere on my shirt and a bold lipstick on my smile.

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