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It’s a Wonderful(ly Sweet) World: Halva Finnish Filled Licorice

There is certainly both a determined sweetness and solidity to this Finnish candy (lakritsi in Finnish). The label tells me this is called “black gold” in Finland but a cursory scan of search engine results failed to corroborate this. It … Continue reading

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Lovely’s Salted Cashew Chocolate Caramels

Valentine’s Day!  Huzzah!  I don’t so much care for the holiday – I enjoy the romance in the air, but hate the restaurant crowds – but I do love a theme.  And, of course, a chance to eat candies without … Continue reading

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Fazer Confectionary: Tyrkisk Peber

Tyrkisk Peber is another one of those Scandinavian treats that may take some getting used to. It was created by Danish confectioner Per Fjelsten, whose company manufactured it until taken over by Fazer, a Finnish company. As for what’s in … Continue reading

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