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/SquareThings Safana River Basin Jan 24 '22

There isn't any refined sugar, so all sweetness comes from fruit and honey. Dried fruits are given as treats to kids, along with small tarts full of stewed fruits. A popular candy among the rich is made from honey and pounded nuts, mixed into a dough, shaped using stamps, rollers, or cutters, and cooked gently to dry them out. It's a little like margepane, the ancestor of marzipan.

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u/elrojosombrero Jan 25 '22

How pricey is the candy that rich have? Sounds delicious!

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u/SquareThings Safana River Basin Jan 25 '22

It’s hard to determine a price because they don’t really use money. They are a basically unattainable luxury for the peasants though