Musk Sticks: the classic Australian candy looks like pink toothpaste and smells like old ladies at the bus stop.

While many Australians and New Zealanders love this vintage candy for nostalgic reasons, others detest its shocking perfume flavor. In fact, the so called Musk Sticks have been likened to “the smell of old ladies at the bus stop“, and they are made with real synthetic musk essence… These musk-flavoured candy are fairy-pink cylinders that resemble extruded toothpaste. They’re made mostly of musk essence, gelatin, and icing sugar, which gives them a semi-soft and powdery, fondant-like feel. Their dissolvable quality also means they can be “twisted on your tongue into…

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Deep Sea Pudding made in Japanese port town of Numazu: an edible work of art!

Numazu Port, in central Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture, was more famous for its seafood dishes and arresting views of Suruga Bay, but ever since photos of a visually striking blue pudding became popular online the port town has become known for its gourmet desserts as well. Japan is famous for its striking desserts, do you remember the transparent water cake? The Numazu Deep Sea Pudding Factory (Numazu Shinkai Purin Kōbō), opened its doors in July of 2018 and managed to make a great first impression with the help of an inspired…

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