Friday, April 12, 2013

It's National Licorice Day!!!

All of my Finnish, Dutch, and Australian friends must be pretty psyched about this holiday.  I'm not sure why these countries took to licorice so much, but in my travels I've found them to be the worlds licorice experts.  Historically it's really hard to trace where licorice originated because it was used by so many countries as a medicine that slowly evolved into a candy.  As a note, according to some scientists too much licorice can actually damage your liver.  I can also tell you that licorice eaters are very divided, people either love or hate the stuff.  Me, I'm OK with some licorice flavours, but if they're too powerful they turn me off.


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