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Which is the best Quality Street?

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LaraGransnet (GNHQ) Thu 06-Dec-18 13:53:54

Tensions are running high at HQ. So far we're debating the merits of the yellow toffee finger, the purple one and the green triangle. Shall we do an unscientific poll on here and decide which is the most popular?

Hilltopgran Mon 10-Dec-18 01:37:30

Purple and green, but my favorite in any box is coffee. At one time you could buy an extra large big purple or big green one on their own, have not seen any recently.

Eloethan Sun 09-Dec-18 23:37:58

The triangle - It's green I think.

seacliff Sun 09-Dec-18 21:53:40

Green triangle, but I also love the coffee and the orange crunch.

Flaxseed Sun 09-Dec-18 21:50:45

Toffee Penny here tchsmile

Anmar Sun 09-Dec-18 19:59:25

The green triangle definately, with a chaser of the purple one! Yummy.

ajanela Sat 08-Dec-18 16:12:16

The purple one.

cavewoman Sat 08-Dec-18 15:24:21

Orange crunch

Witzend You must have at least four different varieties though.

Witzend Sat 08-Dec-18 14:58:51

My local John Lewis has a pick-your-favourites stand. Take a tin and fill it with the ones you like. Brilliant.

Jalima1108 Sat 08-Dec-18 12:57:38

that’s what made Britain Great!

MawBroon it's what made my hips a bit greater than they should be too!!
Although I admit to eating only one bar of good chocolate in the past five months and not another choc has passed my lips - and it hasn't made a jot of difference sad

JessK Sat 08-Dec-18 10:05:53

They were discussing this on the BBC this morning. Apparently there are less of the favourites in each box these days to try and make us buy bigger boxes!

sodapop Sat 08-Dec-18 08:40:00

Sorry QS lovers I find them sickly and synthetic. Like EllanVannin the smell puts me off.

MawBroon Sat 08-Dec-18 08:06:47

However, I could force down Quality Street if the good chocolate isn't available
That’s the spirit Jalima - that’s what made Britain Great!

Blue45Sapphire Sat 08-Dec-18 07:59:11

I love the coffee ones, my very favouritest(!) chocolate. I would pay good money for a whole box of coffee creams.

Smurf44 Sat 08-Dec-18 02:09:25

Definitely the purple one with the nut inside, closely followed by the green triangle. With the QS containers being sooooo small now, it is unlikely I will taste either this year! Especially as we usually favour the Heroes selection.

Jalima1108 Fri 07-Dec-18 23:30:14

My Dad always bought Roses - they came in large glass jars in those days and I still use the jars to store pasta etc.

These days I would rather have a small amount of really good chocolate instead.

However, I could force down Quality Street if the good chocolate isn't available. grin

MawBroon Fri 07-Dec-18 23:27:18

I don’t think I was treated to either as a child.
Best we ever got was a tin of shortbreadsad

Jalima1108 Fri 07-Dec-18 22:55:29

Perhaps it stems from the days where there wasn't so much choice MawBroon - it was a contest between Quality Street and Roses.

Pearlsaminger Fri 07-Dec-18 20:12:19

The purple one informed me in Christmas Day a few years ago that I have a nut allergy. shock

So the toffee in chocolate is my favourite... but it’ll cost me a fortune in dentists bills early in 2019! grin

MawBroon Fri 07-Dec-18 19:39:55

Never quite seen the appeal of Quality Street sad
Perhaps more research is needed? 🤔🤔

Treebee Fri 07-Dec-18 19:13:31

The purple one for me! DH and I recently did the York Chocolate Tour during which we were offered a Quality Street each. The guide hunted out a purple one for me while everyone else meekly took what they were given!

EllanVannin Fri 07-Dec-18 18:54:11

I don't like them. Those and Rose's smell horrible when you take the lid off-----puts me right off them.

They were better when they were in tins and made by Macintosh.

Lynne59 Fri 07-Dec-18 18:49:48

The big purple one, definitely.

Nannyali Fri 07-Dec-18 18:08:49

Gold toffee ! But can’t have them anymore as they have a habit of breaking my teeth.

labazs1964 Fri 07-Dec-18 18:01:07

toffee finger followed by the purple hazel nut one rounded off by the toffee barrel if they still do it

Shinyredcar Fri 07-Dec-18 17:03:42

The purple one for me, too, though I like the long chocolate caramel ones if all the purple ones have gone.

Mum loved the purple ones and the best Christmas present I ever gave her was one year when they made a box of just purple ones, with instructions to eat them all herself!