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Try the World International Food Subscription Review

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Try the World 

Try the World is a bimonthly (every other month) international food subscription service that allows subscribers to experience the world through their taste buds without pulling out their passports. Bimonthly boxes of 6-7 items are curated by chefs around the world, giving subscribers a versatile variety of food items to taste and cook with. 

We were given the opportunity to review Try the World's latest box, which came from Argentina!


The cost of the subscription varies based on the length of your subscription terms and subscription can be canceled at any time and is broken down as follows:

Month to Month - $39 every 2 months

Semi-Annual - $105 every 6 months (breaks down to $35 per box)

Annual - $198 every 12 months (breaks down to $33 per box)

You can subscribe through their website - TrytheWorld.com

Try the World Argentina Review


Our family is not only multicultural, but we're seasoned travelers, so a subscription service like was extremely exciting to us. I think whether you're a frequent traveler or you're simply curious about other cultures, a unique subscription like this could be a fantastic way to enjoy some foods you may otherwise not come across. Keep in mind, I didn't see any diet-specific options, so if you have food allergies you may want to contact Try the World prior to subscribing. I'm allergic to wheat (I'm not Celiac) so I simply checked ingredients prior to tasting anything myself. My other family members don't share this allergy. 

Ironically, neither Patrick, the kids or I have ever been to South America--the closest I've been was Costa Rica--so we were super curious to see what kind of foods we'd get to try. 

I want to really touch upon just how much food we actually received in this box. When I lifted it up after it was delivered I was shocked by its weight alone and even more shocked when I realized how much they'd fit in the box!

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After removing the bag of cookies on top, we saw that the box was chock full of layers of goodies!

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Included in the box was a large pamphlet with facts about Argentina, some recipes, and more! Our kids loved reading through it.

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Here's an example of a recipe found in the pamphlet on Argentina. It looked delicious and utilized one of the food products in our box.

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Additionally, there was a postcard with a list of all the foods within our box and how they were traditionally eaten/used in Argentina!

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As you can see, we received 7 products in our Argentina box. I loved that there was a little symbols key on the back that told us special details about each items such as whether or not the product was natural/organic or it came from a family-owned business!

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These are all of the products we received in our box, all of which were full-sized products with the exception of the 3-tea sampler!

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Chamana and Inti Zen tea!
This was a cute little tea sampler with 3 different teas in it.
Product - tea sampler
Flavors - floral earl grey (purple packet), honey/vanilla/cocoa (yellow packet), green earl grey (green packet)
Our Thoughts - Of the 3 teas, the honey/vanilla/cocoa was probably the most popular with the four of us (it almost tasted like a honeyed white chocolate), but all were delicious! The green Earl Grey was tangy and herbal, while the purple Earl Grey had distinct floral notes. We're big tea drinkers as a family (even our little guys), so these were a hit!


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Bake Love Koo delicious butter cookies!

Product - coconut butter cookies
Flavor - coconut flavor, very light and crisp
Our Thoughts - Everyone enjoyed these! They were incredibly light and crispy, with what we thought was a distinct coconut flavor. Ironically, Patrick (who grew up in Indonesia most of his childhood) said they tasted almost identical to cookies he ate as a kid. When we looked them up we found they actually use what the site referred to as "Indonesia Coco", so perhaps he's right and he did eat something very similar!


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Arytza Chimichurri sauce

Product - Chimichurri sauce; typically served on side as dip for meat and veg
Our Thoughts - This sauce had a vinegary base with moderately strong oregano flavor. Despite being bottled, it was fairly fresh tasting and we found it made for a nice dip!


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Dona Magdalena Dulce de Leche

Product - Dulce de Leche (milky caramel sauce
Our Thoughts - Two members of our family are huge fans of caramel and they've tried their fair share of caramels from different places. This was a huge hit for them! Unlike some dulce de leches it wasn't overly sweet, but just sweet enough. It was super smooth and milky, but not overly heavy or gummy like some you find. They enjoyed sampling it both on its own as well as over vanilla ice cream. Very, very delicious!


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Dulcor Dulce de Membrillo (gluten-free)

Product - quince paste
Our Thoughts - We have had quince paste before, which is a sweet jelly made from quince fruit. This one was very good and the size of the actual product was quite large compared to others we've purchased before! While we enjoy this on its own, we find it taste best to us with goat cheese, which really brings out the sweetness in it. If you've never tried it, I'd most liken it to almost a honeyed fig flavor.


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Memories of Patagonia Malbec Wine Marinade

Product - marinade for lamb, pork or turkey (I'd assume a variety of meats would work well)
Our Thoughts - If you enjoy sweet marinades, this is absolutely fantastic! It has a delicious red wine flavor with a mix of sweet fruits. We all agreed it was delicious both on its own and used on meat as a marinade. We absolutely have to purchase this again!


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MQA Gourmet Green Olive Paste

Product - green olive paste
Our Thoughts - Some of us are olive fans and some are not. Even those of us that do not enjoy olives found these were made from some of the loveliest tasting olives we'd had. This is made to be spread on canapes and we agreed it was quite delicious when spread on small pieces of toast or even over gluten-free crackers.


Final Thoughts

Overall, we were not only impressed by the volume of foods included in this box, but we found all of them to be delicious! 

Over the years I've reviewed a wide range of different subscription services and I have to admit, this is easily one of my favorites so far. Foods can be such great ambassadors for different cultures and if you have an adventurous spirit (or you'd like to be more adventurous) this is a great opportunity to dip your toes in the water and taste some fabulous international flavors. 

Given the amount of food you receive and the fact that shipping is free, I think the price is actually super reasonable based on this box. I'll be interested to see what Try the World produces in future boxes because as of now, I'm quite impressed!

You can subscribe through their website - TrytheWorld.com


What do you think? Would you/your family enjoy a bimonthly subscription that delivers international foods to your door? 

Note: Products in this post were provided by PR/the brand. All opinions are our own.

6 comments :

  1. This looks like a yummy box and I would be all over those coconut butter cookies and Chimichurri sauce (just not together)

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    1. Hahaha yeah, probably not a great combo together, but so good separately!

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  2. This is SUCH a cool box! I love the fact that you get to try some new cultural foods every month! <3

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    1. Right? Such a fun experience :)

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  3. What a fabulous idea! My family eats a variety of food from around the world anyway, and this looks like a great way to try what someone from each country would recommend. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. It really was a great experience for our family!

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