[Sca-cooks] Pulled Sugar Penydes was SCA 50th Anniversary Challenge

Guenièvre de Monmarché guenievre at erminespot.com
Tue Jul 22 12:59:37 PDT 2008

Gmail decided to try to sell me some candy based on this conversation, but
it DOES include a video (haven't watched it, as I'm at work, but figured I'd
send it along...)



On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 3:41 PM, Susan Fox <selene at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Sandra Kisner wrote:
>>  I've been going over the YouTube videos of the "dragon hair" candies
>>> lately, and darned if this doesn't look much like it.  The Chinese seem to
>>> roll up chopped peanuts in the candy but surely they have not been doing
>>> that for much more than one century.
>>> With gratitude, Selene
>> Can you give us a link to one of these?  I tried searching on "dragon
>> hair" at YouTube, and nothing they came up with looked edible to me!  :-)
>> Sandra
>> ________
> My mistake, it's Dragon BEARD Candy.  The main difference appears to be the
> use of dry-cooked starch to coat the strands to keep them separated.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UCRthtq49Y
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbXj4jte7C8
> Selene
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