Pizza, onion bhaji AND jaffa cake: Impossible pairings supersized!

bhaji Yesterday we posted on a “terrifying” web site that broke the news that wine has calories! Oh wait, that wasn’t the scary part. The food equivalents of those 335 calories were scary since it translated two “large” glasses of wine into a piece of pizza (I thought one slice was more than 300 calories on its own–details!), an onion bhaji and a jaffa cake! Thanks to reader comments I now know what onion bhajis are–a sort of Indian onion rings that actually sound quite spectacular–and remain terrified of jaffa cakes, which sound like the sweet of black and and tart orange zest in marmalade form. Ack! Site reader Richard Smith threw down the gauntlet and wanted us to put our minds to the task of pairing!

Mr. Scary Web Site, we will see you calorie for calorie! Tell him in the comments which two large glasses of wine would you pour to match with this “meal.” Or is it…impossible?!?!

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4 Responses to “Pizza, onion bhaji AND jaffa cake: Impossible pairings supersized!”


  1. A Big New World Style Hedonistic Bomb, Cab or Syrah or something over the top with like 16% Alc.


  2. Antacids.

    And I love jaffa cakes.


  3. Antacids…perfect! :-)


  4. a spicy Rhone Blend from Terre Rouge in the Sierra Foothills- fruity, like the cakes, and smoky like the onions, and burly, like the calorie count


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