What’s Inside a Try the World Pantry Subscription Box?

What is Inside a Try the World Pantry Subscription Box

Try the World is a company that offers three different ways to explore global sweets, treats, snacks and cooking ingredients. The first subscription that they created, Countries, contains a “curated selection of gourmet foods—including ingredients to cook with, drinks, and snacks.” The items come from a single country, which changes on a monthly basis. Another subscription option, Snacks, offers a variety snacks from around the world. Lastly, the Pantry subscription is what I ordered this month – it’s intended to add a little pizazz to your routine grocery shopping…and I was beyond impressed.

This is the first time that I have opened up a subscription box and everything has interested me.

Try the World Pantry Subscription Box

There wasn’t one item in the box that I frowned at, or immediately said to myself that I was going to give it to someone else.

In fact, I barely wanted to share anything with anyone.

The Contents of a Try the World Pantry Box

The Try the World Pantry box I received included the following five items:

Try the World Pantry – Canadian Maple Shortbread Description

Canadian Maple Shortbread by Sprucewoods (Canada)

Made with pure Canadian maple syrup, there is this distinctly delicious brown surgery-taste accompanied by a firm, crunchy cookie base that I am in love with. I would definitely purchase these if I saw them at the grocery store, which I haven’t (and they are not on Amazon), so I might have to get a hold of some on eBay, which I did…for $4.44 plus free shipping.

Try the World Pantry - Sprucewood Handmade Cookie Co Shortbread

Try the World Pantry – Dark Chocolate with Almonds Description

Dark Chocolate with Almonds by Dolfin (Belgium)

Packaged in its own ‘candy bar wallet,’ this dark chocolate bar has finely chopped pieces of almond, but not enough nutty substance in my opinion – I wish there was more of a crunchy texture to it. Overall, the chocolate is high quality…this you can tell…I’m just more of a milk chocolate lover.

Try the World Pantry - Dolfin Dark Chocolate Almond Bar

Try the World Pantry – Mini-Madeleines Description

Mini Madeleines by St Michel (France)

Madeleines are small cakes made in France comprised of butter, sugar, and flour. The madeleines featured in the Pantry box aren’t entirely soft, but have this spongy, somewhat chewy texture that is somewhere between a corn muffin and a cupcake. I enjoyed the texture and taste of these lil’ cakes, which had a pleasant vanilla flavor. They pair well with coffee and tea.

Try the World Pantry - St Michel Mini MadeleinesTry the World Pantry – Orange Cookies Description

Orange Cookie by Orientines (Morocco)

Described as a ‘crisp butter cookie,’ there were rock-hard pieces of orange peel that I felt really took away from the overall enjoyment of the cookie, which is also much firmer than the shortbread described above. There is a light citrus flavor in these bite-size cookies, but hard to truly enjoy them because of the incredibly hard, hidden bits. A big plus with this package is that it contained a lot of cookies with enough servings for three people.

Try the World Pantry - Orientines Orange Cookies

Try the World Pantry – Salty Licorice Description

Salty Licorice by Lakritzfabriken (Sweden)

Identified as one of Sweden’s ‘most popular candies,’ these sweets are made from licorice root, and are one of the softest black licorice brands that I’ve ever tasted. I enjoyed its authentic flavor, and despite the Pantry box’s description of it being ‘salty,’ the licorice was enjoyably sweet.

Try the World Pantry - Swedish Premium Black Licorice

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37 thoughts on “What’s Inside a Try the World Pantry Subscription Box?”

  1. I hadn’t heard of this subscription box before! All of these treats look right up my street though 🙂

  2. Tasha says:

    Yum! Those snacks look absolutely delicious! I will have to give this subscription a try!

  3. Looks like a great way to stay in shape. It’s nice to have a treat from time to time, but not everyone can stop at one cookie(when you bake a whole tray of them).

  4. I’m just drooling over those mini-madeleines. They look so yum.

  5. Di Hickman says:

    Oh I am sucker for dark chocolate anything so with almonds sounds good to me! My hubby would scoff that shortbread in a second!

  6. Rachel says:

    This sounds like a really fun box! I love food and would love to try it out. Wish they would give you a little more than one package though.

  7. Tiffany says:

    My husband would absolutely love this box! He is the reigning King of Spices in our home and is always looking to try a few new tastes from around the world.

  8. Kit Stanwood says:

    This sounds like the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, Christmas, or birthday gift you don’t know what to get someone!! I love the variety of items they send!

  9. Donah says:

    All these sweets, my kind of box! I have a thing for madeleines, so good 🙂

  10. I’m all about trying chocolates from around the world. Some countries create such an interesting flavors. I love boxes like these because they let you taste other countries favorite treats without having to jump on a plane.

  11. Pretty cool subscription box! I think is a really good way to try out different snacks that you wouldn’t normally eat.

  12. Heather says:

    This box looks awesome! What a fun way to try new products in your home!

  13. Heather says:

    This looks like such a fun box! We are going to be doing world history next year for homeschool with our youngest, and I think I might have to incorporate this into the curriculum!

  14. Vicky says:

    First of all, I love subscription boxes that contain food. Yum! Then the idea of getting all these cool global snacks is too cool. I think the orange cookie would be my favorite.

  15. Lydia says:

    This looks like such a nice food subscription box! I will definitely have to check it out

  16. Reesa Lewandowski says:

    I just love subscription boxes. It’s like a little treat every month! This one sounds like something my husband and I would love!

  17. Kecia says:

    This box sounds amazing! I like getting to try new products and flavors from around the world.

  18. Brittany says:

    I’ve been dying to try one of these! My family is obsessed with trying new cuisines from around the world and learning about different cultures. This looks great!

  19. Victoria says:

    I have been wanting to subscribe to a food box for a while now, this sound like a great one

  20. Jenny says:

    I love this idea. Is thought about ordering this box for my kids, but I didn’t know if they would like most of the food. Maybe I’ll give it a try.

  21. Anna nuttall says:

    What a great subscription box. I will look into this. xx

  22. Amanda Love says:

    Those are really interesting. It would be nice to taste treats from around the world. It’s a great way to experience their food without having to leave the comfort of our own home.

  23. I’ll be honest, I haven’t tired one yet but these subscription box services are right up my alley. This one is especially since I’m a foodie!

  24. Theresa says:

    I enjoy trying out different boxes, especially food boxes, to see what’s inside. This box sounds especially neat! I would enjoy the different snacks, and so would my kids.

  25. Ali Rost says:

    Subscription boxes are the best .. particularly when there is food involved. When I receive something similar .. I always challenge myself to make something new from the contents. If I was lucky enough to get this box .. the dark chocolate with almonds and also the maple shortbread would be high on my list. Yum!

  26. This is the first time I have heard of this subscription box. I love it though. Looks like one we would really enjoy. I love trying new food items from all over the world so this would be perfect for us. How fun!

  27. Jessi says:

    This looks like a fun box! I love trying new things, so this would be perfect to try out new foods from around the world.

  28. Lisa Favre says:

    I love the idea of this box! I am always up for trying new foods – especially if they are international treats! My husband would definitely love something like this as well.

  29. Melanie says:

    This looks like a nice gift that I would like to give my grandmother for her birthday. She doesn’t have room for much since she has moved, but she likes to try new things, especially foods. I will have to look into this closer when it is time for her day.

  30. I’ve got a Nother blogger friend who loves try the world boxes. I wish I could get one but with my gluten allergy it probably wouldn’t be a good idea

  31. THIS IS SO COOL. I love this international tasting box, it’s probably so much fun. It looks like it’s mostly snacks and that’s my favorite so perfect

  32. I love a good subcription box as anyone knows particularly when it is food. I really like the look of the madelines yum x

  33. Karen says:

    These all look so super yummy and I am LOVING how you can get a taste (literally) of things that are not from where you live. I might have to give this subscription box a try! Yum!

  34. Robin rue says:

    I love all of the stuff you got in here. I would love to sign up for this so my kids could try all the different foods.

  35. Diana says:

    That licorice looks delicious! I love boxes like this – I’m a huge snacker and I love to discover new things and hoard tasty little treats for movie night!

  36. Paula Schuck says:

    The Canadian Maple shortbread cookies look so good and they sound even better. I think it really all sounds very appealing to me. The liquorice is intriguing. Also the madeleines – well seriously who wouldn’t love those?

  37. MONICA Y says:

    I have been looking for a food subscription box. I think this sounds like the one I want to get. I am like the products you posted on the pictures. It is a good way to try foods from around the world without breaking the bank. I checked them out and the price is reasonable too.

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