Kellogg’s has announced it is discontinuing one of its breakfast cereals from January 2018. Bye bye, Ricicles!
Their name was evocative of bright lights, bewitching dazzles of sparkle on tulle, glitter under the chandeliers as you drank your champagne. Items that were in short supply when these sweets were launched in 1948, the same year that George Orwell looked into the future and saw nothing but a grim dystopia.
I’m not talking about the salad that was invented in the 1860s by Lucien Olivier, the chef of the Hermitage in Moscow.
No, I’m talking about boiled diced vegetables.