A Traditional Candy from 500 years Ago – No Sugar but Honey
‘Honey Cotton Candy Bites’
Korean Taffy & Taffy Snack made with Real Honey
From 500 years ago, Korea has a secret recipe of ‘Honey Cotton Candy Bites’ which is much similar to Chinese ‘Dragon’s Beard Candy’ which has more than 2,000 years of history.
Korean Honey Cotton Candy Bites looks like ‘Walmart White-Yarn’, Isn’t it?
Chinese Dragon’s Beard Candy looks like ‘Really Dragon’s Beard’, isn’t it?
Let’s Go over some of the History for this tasty and nutrition snack !
- Korean Honey Taffy (Yeot)
It is called ‘Yeot’, a base material of ‘Honey Cotton Candy Bites’, is one of Korean traditional snack. It is a nutrition food made from crops and fruits. There are several types of ‘Yeot’;
- Mool Yeot: It is a first stage of Crop syrup from the Crop such like Rice.
- Jo-Chung: It is a form of thick liquid made from ‘Mool-Yeot’ by boiling.
- Gang Yeot: It is a harden shape of Candy from Jo-Chung by Boiling and Resting.
- Rice Yeot: It is the basic form of the candy. This is because rice is the basic material for making it.
- Corn Yeot, Pumpkin Yeot, Sesame Yeot, and more: They are depends on the cooking material and resting method of the Candy.
- Korean Honey Cotton Candy Bites
We don’t know where it is from, however, most likely, it must come from Chinese ‘Dragon’s Beard Candy’ which has far more history than Korean one.
It is well known as ‘a Secret Recipe of King’s favorite Dessert’ Because it is hard to make it and rare to get the food material suck like honey. However, it is, now days, a famous snack in Korea because you can even make it home easy.
- How to Make it
Base Yeot is cured for days to pulle out, like a yarm, more than 16,000 strings of honey with variety of filling such as an organic tangerines, green tea powder, peanuts, almonds, Walnuts, pine nuts, sesame seeds, and etc. mixed with our own production grain.
- How is the Taste?
Yes, it is good and sweet. However, it is not so sweet since it has been cured and treated by threat type of string. Thus it is a favorable snack for old people who doesn’t eat much sweeties as well as kids.
- How to eat Deliciously
The candy that you have just extracted is melted in your mouth, but there is a better way to enjoy! if you freeze in the freezer, you will feel the taste of each string by string since the 16,000 strings are not frozen at once in the freezer. You can enjoy even more delicious with harmony of cracking strings. It usually comes with 12 candies in a box. You will not have any after-taste-of-sweet even if you take them all at once.