IDLO is a relatively young Ukrainian brand, which is engaged in the manufacture of instant dishes from dry products. All food is made by drying natural products without the use of preservatives or GMOs. Dried foods retain vitamins almost completely, and their low weight will be very important in hiking, especially long.
IDLO instant food from dry foods, banana porridge with dried fruits and buckwheat porridge with sea kale, overview.
In order to get an idea of the richness and taste of dry instant food from IDLO, banana porridge with dried fruits and buckwheat porridge with seaweed were selected for the test.
The packaging of IDLO products makes it possible to steam and consume food directly from the pack. The cooking procedure is very simple and described in detail on the back of the packet: open the bag, pour boiling water over the contents, mix well, close the bag and wait a while, for each product it has its own.
Banana porridge with dried fruits IDLO.
Weight 100 grams. Ingredients: dried bananas, dates, figs, dried apricots. Nutritional value: proteins 4.55 g, fats 23.52 g .. carbohydrates 71.93 grams. All based on 100 grams of product. Energy value of one portion 522 Kcal. Shelf life 12 months from the date of manufacture. For cooking, you need 200-250 milliliters of boiling water and wait 5-7 minutes.
Ready-made banana porridge with dried fruits, frankly, does not look very appetizing. But the taste is even nothing. An additional advantage of this porridge is the high energy value of one serving. The feeling of satiety after this porridge lasted a couple of hours, so it is quite suitable as an independent dish during a breakfast breakfast or a snack. By cons include a kind of taste that may not appeal to everyone.
Buckwheat porridge with seaweed IDLO.
Weight 75 grams. Ingredients: steamed buckwheat flakes, dried seaweed, dried carrots and onions, sesame, turmeric, salt. Nutrition value: proteins 9.1 g, fats 20.26 g .. carbohydrates 38.86 grams per 100 grams of product. The energy value of one serving is 273 Kcal. Shelf life 12 months from the date of manufacture. For cooking, you need 230-250 milliliters of boiling water and wait 7-9 minutes.
Despite the rather unusual selection of products, buckwheat porridge with seaweed turned out to be very tasty. But the low energy value of one serving is unlikely to allow this porridge to be used as an independent dish during a breakfast or dinner camp, but for a day snack in a hiking trip, such a serving should be enough.
General impressions of dry instant meals by IDLO.
The range of dry instant dishes at IDLO is very diverse and will be able to satisfy the most sophisticated taste. Another plus is light weight, ease of preparation, natural ingredients, and most importantly, a very affordable price. All this makes IDLO dry dishes attractive not only for lovers of hiking, but also for use in urban conditions, as well as an emergency reserve, for example, in a car.