An afternoon snack that brought on nostalgia for me

Today there was no school as there was a teacher’s strike.  Hence the mini Britalian and mini Sheila have been around all day.  Both of them, but particularly the mini Britalian seem to have amazing appetites at the moment.  I was giving some thought as to what to get them to eat throughout the day as I was walking around the supermarket this morning when I came across these.

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Yes they are packet noodles.

Now I remember when I was about the same age as the mini Britalian I came home from school ravenous and I sometimes ate MAGGI 2 minute noodles (which apparently have been around since 1980).

When I spotted these today I thought I would indulge myself in a bit of nostalgia while providing a snack for my children.

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The method appears similar although these are 6 minute noodles in the microwave.

Here they are all ready to be devoured.

 

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They were devoured by both of my kids who really liked them.

 

Please excuse the photo quality, but I took these with my phone.

 

Do you have a meal or snack that brings back nostalgic memories for you?

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  • Ken Powell

    In my youth, it was slices of bread and jam (black currant was a favourite)

    • http://www.wanderingsheila.com/ Cathy

      Well that’s a great way to fill up a teenage boy too :-)

  • anne

    I think 3 of my grandchildren love noodles , but Olivia age 5 , will only eat ASDA noodles , she does not like Super Noodles at all .. I buy mine from Chinese supermarkets , 4 for a pound :-) they make a warming quick snack .

    • http://www.wanderingsheila.com/ Cathy

      Bless dear Olivia for only eating ASDA noodles Anne. Lucky you buying noodles from Chinese supermarkets, good value :-)

  • Janine

    It’s something I eat everyday…. but toast and jam – no butter and the jam has to be French apricot ;-) – is the first thing I thought of Cathy! It gets me out of bed in the morning and is the thing I look for when I’m back home after a trip away…

    • http://www.wanderingsheila.com/ Cathy

      Toast and jam – that’s a great one Janine :-)

  • http://www.littlewolff.com/ Lila Wolff

    The noodles are very nostalgic for me I remember all of my friends having their own “right” way of preparing them too!

    • http://www.wanderingsheila.com/ Cathy

      Thanks for commenting Lila. I love how you say your friends all had their own way of preparing them.

  • http://www.applebeelane.com.au Mrs Organised @ AppleBee Lane

    Freshly baked rolls from the bakery on a Sunday morning was our weekly treat, smothered in butter … even now, if I walk past a bakery and smell freshly baked bread it takes me back to my childhood … oh the memories!

    • http://www.wanderingsheila.com/ Cathy

      Freshly baked bread – I can just smell it now – great memory.

  • http://lifeloveandhiccups.blogspot.com Sonia@ LIfe Love and Hiccups

    Oh these are still a fave in our house after school and two like them with the soupy broth and 1 without. Thanks for linking up with Bron and I :) x

    • http://www.wanderingsheila.com/ Cathy

      I’m pleased to read that they are a favourite in your house Sonia :-)