Do you just dive in and grab a handful of Pringles and stuff them into your open mouth? Do you eat them one by one and nibble on the edges first? How about a whole in one when the Pringle goes right into the back of your throat before you start crunching it? It turns out that none of these ways of eating Pringles is right. You might be surprised to read that there is a correct way to eat Pringles. We’re not talking about lobsters or caviar or oysters. We’re talking about a potato-based snack that’s normally eaten with a mouthful of sandwich or a on a belly full of beer. Let’s uncover this culinary secret so you can start to enjoy Pringles as their maker intended.
Does anyone think about their food when they’re eating crisps? The basic method is something like this – open mouth, put crisp in, crunch down, swallow. There’s really nothing to it, is there? So why complicate things with a method? The thing with Pringles is that they’re shaped differently from other crisps. Most crisps packets are filled with odd shaped crisps. Pringles come in a tube that protects their shape. That’s because the shape of the crisp is very important to the flavour experienced when you crunch into it.
Did you realise that Pringles are only seasoned on one side? Each crisp is seasoned on the convex side so you only have seasoning on the side most people consider the top. That seems odd when other crisps are seasoned all over but that’s just how Pringle are. For that reason alone, there’s a way to eat Pringle that gives you more of the flavour. One of the crisp makers spokespeople explained to The Sun Online that most customers are unaware the crisps are only seasoned on one side because “When Pringles are stacked in their can, some of the seasoning rubs off onto the next chip…”
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