Home | Cookbooks | Diary | Magic Menu | Random | More ≡

Liquorice or Spanish or Stickali
Sweets and Toffee

The chewable raw, dried, rhizome (known as Liquorice-Root, Liquorice Wood or Stickali) of the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra, usually about 1/4ins diameter, 6 ins log, or a preparation made from it and sold in black cylindrical sticks. Liquorice was formerly grown in England in significant quantity, notably around Pontefract.




Cutting liquorice root, and a 'thumper' at work
Images: http://www.wakefield.gov.uk


See:
Coltsfoot Rock
Comfits
Liquorice Allsorts
Liquorice Comfits or Torpedoes
Liquorice or Spanish or Stickali
Pontefract or Pomfret or Pomfrey Cakes
Poor Bens
Victory V





MORE FROM Foods of England...
Cookbooks Diary Index Magic Menu Random Really English? Timeline English Service Food Map of England Lost Foods Accompaniments Biscuits Breads Cakes and Scones Cheeses Classic Meals Curry Dishes Dairy Drinks Egg Dishes Fish Fruit Fruits & Vegetables Game & Offal Meat & Meat Dishes Pastries and Pies Pot Meals Poultry Preserves & Jams Puddings & Sweets Sauces and Spicery Sausages Scones Soups Sweets and Toffee About ...

   @FoodsOfEngland

   glyn@foodsofengland.co.uk


COPYRIGHT and ALL RIGHTS RESERVED: © Glyn Hughes, Sunday 02 September 2018
BUILT WITH WHIMBERRY
matrixstats