TIP OF THE DAY: Australian Liquorice (Licorice!)

Flower-like “shooters” and other specialty shapes. Photo by Katharine Pollak | THE NIBBLE.   Today is National Licorice Day. There is much debate in the U.S. over Red Vines versus Twizzlers, but if you haven’t had English or Australian liquorice, as they spell it, you haven’t had great licorice. The natural flavors and chewy consistency…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Liquorice (That’s Licorice Candy From Australia)

Licorice is a “healthier candy”: no cholesterol, no salt. Most Americans have had the pleasure of a bag of red licorice. Yet we’ve learned that red, chocolate and any color licorice but black isn’t licorice. To be real licorice—and enjoy its health benefits—there must be licorice root extract, which creates black candy. That’s only one…
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