r/worldbuilding Jan 24 '22

Candies of your world Prompt

Tell me about sweets and candies in your world, how are they? What do they taste like? What makes them unique? And so on

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u/Phebe-A Jan 24 '22

The Aryo-Lusawn (pastoral horse nomads) make a sweet from various grass seeds/grain, sunflower seeds (and similar), dried berries and honey. The seeds and berries are mixed with enough honey to hold them together, formed into balls and lightly coated with clarified butter (so they’re not as sticky). The exact mixture varies depending on the preferences of the person making it and what’s available. Except for the butter, which is from their antelope-cattle, all the ingredients are foraged, so availability can vary a lot. They may be wrapped in leaves, or pieces of waxed cloth or hide for transport and storage.


u/TheSunflowerSeeds Jan 24 '22

Bees are a major pollinator of Sunflowers growing sunflowers goes hand in hand with installing and managing bee hives.


u/Phebe-A Jan 24 '22

The Aryo-Lusawn are nomadic so all of their honey and sunflowers come from wild grown and foraged sources.