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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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Licorice Day & Licorice History

April 12th is National Licorice Day. We’ll let others debate the merits of Red Vines versus Twizzlers; our heart belongs to Australian licorice, which is spelled liquorice there and in other parts of the former British Empire. In 2011, the last year for which we could find figures, U.S. licorice sales topped $359 million, a…
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