|Things I'm Looking Forward To Doing Now That I'm British: Number Ten
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
10. Never having to interact with candy corn ever again. I hate myself a little for even mentioning the stuff, because I’m slightly afraid of inspiring enough curiosity in my British friends that they’ll consider importing it. I beg you, please don’t. It may look tempting at first, with its unusual triangular shape and multicoloured stripes. I assure you it is nasty. Those stripes are not indicative of any variation in flavour, which is disgustingly saccharine and plasticky all the way through. It has no business claiming any relationship with actual edible foodstuffs, it really doesn’t. I’m glad that thus far, the creep of Americanised Halloween into Britain has yet to include the introduction of candy corn, as nine years without it has been blissful.
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I just googled candy corn. It looks awful!
It is. Please, stay far away from it.
I don't mind candy corn itself, per se, but now it's getting into things like M&Ms and Oreos, which is just blasphemous!
Candy corn Oreos?! That's upsetting. I like my Oreos pure. :P
I had Oreos for the first time as well (they're vegan!).
Ha, candy corn is one of the few things I bother to have shipped to me by American friends, and I will pay whatever price to do so, because it is hands-down the most delicious thing ever invented. It's honey-flavoured, what's not to like? I can eat an entire bag in one sitting.
Oh my. I tell you what, I'll bring some back on my trip to SF next months so I can deliver it to Antalya next year. It won't go bad before than because, like a Twinkie, it contains no actual food. :P
Brian loves candy corn. I tried to tell him it's cornstarch, corn syrup, and carnauba wax - essentially a sweetened candle, but he still eats it. And this from the man who disparagingly described British fudge as tasting like chocolate flavored candles.
I must have completely orthogonal taste buds to Brian's! :P
I LOVE candy corn. Of all the halloween candy I wasn't having because of my diet, I had to have just a little of it...
I like tootsie rolls too. If they're fresh... to each their own. ;^)
AGH, Tootsie rolls! I'd forgotten about them! *shudders* So sticky...
Clearly we are orthogonal in our candy preferences. ;)
I'm sure there's some candy you like that I don't... We'd make good trick or treat pals cuz we could make satisfying swaps!
Hi, there--I'm adding you as per a recommendation from againstathorn. Feel free to add back, or not. I like your posts on living in England, and I, too, think candy corn is vastly overrated.
Hello! Nice to meet you. Sorry it took me a while to get back to you. I look forward to reading your posts. Your photography is beautiful.