Gastropod

Licorice: A Dark and Salty Stranger

39:54 | Mar 10th

3 recommendations

Licorice is a polarizing candy: there are those who pick out the black jelly beans, those who think Twizzlers are better than Red Vines, and those who won't travel without a supply of salty dark lozen...Show More


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epekilis recommended:Nov 14th

I love this kind of food history, packed with interesting food factoids. Who knew that licorice came from, like, the root of a real plant? (FYI, so do the OG marshmallows. Hint: it’s right in the name: marsh mallow.). Real licorice root is an ancient sweetener and has genuine medicinal propertie...Show More

I thought this episode was:

😲 Fascinating
πŸ’‘ Educational

rmmiller364 recommended:Nov 14th

I thought this episode was:

😊 Delightful
😲 Fascinating
πŸ’‘ Educational

hsfargis recommended:Aug 21st

Who knew something so...unappetizing... would have such a fascinating history?

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