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Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Candy Cane

Blessed Christmas to one and all! May this Christmas season be a meaningful one for you.

One of the traditions of Christmas was the candy cane, which many children grew to love - if they like peppermint flavour. Though nowadays, they come in several other varities too. This one shown here is a peppermint one, which is white with red stripes.



Does anyone knows the origins of the candy cane? There are several versions going around, originating from different places. Although, i do know that the original candy cane was straight and completely white.

Try one today! You may like it :)

5 comments:

Wendy said...

I see some things saying it's in the shape of a J for Jesus, but I've long thought of the shape to be of a Sheep herder's cane. Interesting question about the actual origin of this traditional Christmas candy. Merry Christmas to you!

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Sally said...

Hmmm, I'd still prefer a bag of twisties any day :-)

Kero, thanks for all your encouraging words and visits throughout the year.

Festive greetings of the season, whatever the festival or season means for you! I don’t get much time these days to visit and leave comments for all my bloggy friends…but love catching up with pics when I can.

zakscloset said...

merry christmas keropok! i hope you are enjoying your christmas holiday with great people and lots of amazing food and cakes and candy canes too!!

Annie said...

Merry Christmas from American Fork, Utah!