Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on kiwireviews.nz : Wednesday 12th August 2020 - 06:08:58

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Food > Sauces and Condiments > Barker's Meal Sauce - Family Coconut Curry review

« Barker's Meal Sauce - NZ Tomato with Blackbean reviewBarker's Meal Sauce - NZ Tomato with BlackbeanBarker's Meal Sauce - NZ Apricot with Chickpea reviewBarker's Meal Sauce - NZ Apricot with Chickpea »

Score: 9.5/10  [1 review]
5 out of 5
ProdID: 8655 - Barker's Meal Sauce - Family Coconut Curry
Produced by Barker's of Geraldine

Barker's Meal Sauce - Family Coconut Curry
Sample/s Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by Barkers of Geraldine

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
at selected supermarkets nationwide

Barker's Meal Sauce - Family Coconut Curry product reviews

Proud to promote NZ products    •  Gluten free
    •  Made in New Zealand
    •  No added preservatives
    •  Natural colours and flavours
    •  Vegan Friendly

Refrigerate after opening. Use within 7 days of opening.

Our Family Coconut Curry meal sauce is a medium spiced coconut based curry ideal for the family. This smooth, spiced meal sauce is versatile as it works with many meats as well as fish and vegetables. An easy solution for enjoyable dinners including baked fish curry, slow cooked chicken curry and a creamy lentil curry.

Check out Barkers of Geraldine onlineClick here to see all the listings for Barkers of Geraldine Visit their website They do not have a Twitter account Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel

coconut   gluten free   vegan   vegetarian   nzmade
Other listings you may be interested in:
Barker's Meal Sauce - NZ Honey Teriyaki with SakeBarker's Meal Sauce - NZ Honey Teriyaki with Sake
Rating: 9.8
Barker's Meal Sauce - NZ Tomato with BlackbeanBarker's Meal Sauce - NZ Tomato with Blackbean
Rating: 9.5
Barker's Meal Sauce - NZ Apricot with ChickpeaBarker's Meal Sauce - NZ Apricot with Chickpea
Rating: 9.7
Barker's Meal Sauce - Easy Sweet'n StickyBarker's Meal Sauce - Easy Sweet'n Sticky
Rating: 6.7
Barker's Meal Sauce - NZ Mushroom & Red WineBarker's Meal Sauce - NZ Mushroom & Red Wine
Rating: 9.4
Maketu Steak & Cheese pieMaketu Steak & Cheese pie
Rating: 9.1
Maketu Steak & Mushroom - Single ServeMaketu Steak & Mushroom - Single Serve
Rating: 9.0
Spicy Fruit LoafSpicy Fruit Loaf
Rating: 9.3
Dark Muscovado Unrefined Cane SugarDark Muscovado Unrefined Cane Sugar
Rating: 9.0
Heinz Baby Food Biscottini OriginalHeinz Baby Food Biscottini Original
Rating: 10.0
Diamond Coat N CookDiamond Coat N Cook
Rating: 10.0
ABC Sweet Soy SauceABC Sweet Soy Sauce
Rating: 9.8
Sids Low Sugar Raspberry VinaigretteSids Low Sugar Raspberry Vinaigrette
Rating: 8.8

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of savta

Review by: savta (Jo)
Dated: 21st of July, 2020

Link to this review Report this review


This Review: 9.5/10
Score 10 out of 10
Value for Money:
Score 10 out of 10
Number of Uses:
Score 9 out of 10
Personal Choice:
Score 9 out of 10

Coconut is one of my favourite flavours. I often cook with coconut flour, and use coconut milk in smoothies and home-made curries. So this product was tailor-made for me; I was pretty sure I would like it but was keen to get other people's views as well. So I compromised. I used half of the contents to make a fish curry to have at home, and took the other half to share with friends. On opening the jar, I was very happy to find that the expected coconut-and-curry smell was there, and the first taste of the contents confirmed that this was indeed a flavour I would like. There was a slightly sweetish aftertaste which complemented the coconut beautifully.

The first half of the jar was cooked for a meal at home (just two of us) and I was worried, knowing that Barker's portions tend to be on the generous side, that we might not eat it all. My concerns were groundless; the assembled meal was so delicious that neither of us stopped until every scrap had gone and the plates were so clean they barely needed washing! I am glad I had used only half the jar as we would probably otherwise have finished the lot.

I had chosen hoki and shrimps as the base, accompanied by sliced avocado, Brussels sprouts, and lettuce. It was beyond delicious! Although the coconut and curry flavours were both easily distinguishable, neither of them was too strong so the fresh food also shone through. In some ways I thought it looked like piccalilli, although it did not taste especially like it. The creamy texture and bright yellow colour were most attractive, and as a bonus this meal was particularly low in both carbs and calories so for anyone on a diet or following a keto regime it would be an ideal choice. Not that it had any resemblance to the traditional idea of what a "diet" food might look like! And the other bonus was the time factor. The entire meal took just ten minutes to prepare - it would have been even less if we had not included the sprouts.

The other half of the jar was shared with three other people, two grown-ups and one child. We three adults all enjoyed the sauce, mentioning in particular the portion size and the convenience of having a resealable container so that any unused amount could be used on another occasion. We divided the sauce in two (125g each), mixing one quantity with tofu and the other with cooked chicken. The two mixtures were then reheated separately and served as an entree. This was a useful way of ensuring that everyone could taste it and offer their feedback.

The three adults liked the unexpected "aftertaste" which kicked in after you had eaten it. and thought that made it a cut above other similar products. They thought the mild flavour would make it an ideal choice for mixing with a number of other dishes, both hot and cold. One person suggested using it with an egg curry, or a potato salad - both dishes that can be served warm or cold. Using it instead of a cheese sauce to top broccoli or cauliflower was another suggestion. They liked the way it sat on the tofu without melting into it, and thought it would be good for people who don't usually eat tofu because it would disguise it. They also enjoyed it with the chicken, finding it went further than they might have expected.

One downside with the coconut curry was that the other people present (two children and two adults) were not particularly interested in trying it. The fourth person to try it with us (and also the third child present) had some, and said it was ok: he would eat it, but it was not his favourite. Clearly this is a taste that has more appeal for adult palates. As a result, the parents with the younger children would probably not buy it for their own family. But from my own point of view, this is a sauce that I will buy again - the reasonable price, the healthy ingredients, and the amazing taste are all something I would look for in a product like this.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Food'...

Score: 8.9
Product reviews for listing 2173: Beef Neapolitana
Produced by Domino's Pizza

Product image for Beef NeapolitanaTasty Penne pasta, mini ground beef meatballs, parmesan cheese shavings in a Neapolitana sauce, served in a delicious puff-pastry bowl

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the Knock Out News Group. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of kiwireviews.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, on the premise that they have been submitted as the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Computer games don't affect kids. I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music."
Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream